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Winter Olympics, more curiosity than competition

Winter Olympics, more  curiosity than competition

I’m not a fan of winter. I hate cold weather and I don’t like the snow and ice it sometimes brings. Back when I was a teen and young adult,…

Moon, Mars citizen missions coming soon

Moon, Mars citizen missions coming soon

Back in the day when I lived on the Space Coast, we use to jump in our pontoon, cruise to near the launch point, and get a birds eye view…

Most Valuable Super Bowl Player- Chris Long

Most Valuable Super Bowl Player- Chris Long

While all eyes were on Justin Timberlake, a slew of new and clever commercials, Tom Brady and the Philadelphia Eagles punishing running game, one Eagle defensive player was risking life…

Obscure artists, politics take over Grammys

Obscure artists, politics take over Grammys

I thought I was a trendy sort of guy, on top of the latest music- that is until I began watching the Grammys last Sunday. If Kendrick Lamar’s unintelligible hip-hop…

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Sometimes writing this column can be a real chore. I just put the finishing touches on my latest rant- this about the government shut down, when I learned late Monday,…

No hate, just acts of kindness

No hate, just acts of kindness

Like many of us considered the “older generation”, Martin Luther King had a profound effect on my thought processes. While the Black Panther party and other activists were creating havoc…

Congress is too old!

Congress is too old!

I have often been an advocate of term limitations in Congress. Having worked on the Hill and having a firsthand view of how our legislative branch works, I believe our…

Words of wisdom and caring communities

Words of wisdom and  caring communities

Friend Marty Johnson posted the following message from Chief Justice Roberts. As many of you know, Marty is the consummate volunteer. If there is a job to be done, Marty…

Who said changing a light bulb was easy?

Who said changing a light bulb was easy?

While many of us were opening gifts or enjoying a turkey or ham dinner with all the fixings, much of my Christmas was spent changing a light bulb, or should…

Get a chuckle out of these laws

Get a chuckle out of these laws

Christmas is my favorite holiday. It is time to celebrate with family and friends. It is time we give and receive gifts. It is time when laughter is greatest and…

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