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So this is summer?

So this is summer?

So summer has officially arrived, at least according to the calendar. For most of us summer arrived a couple of weeks ago when the sweltering heat made its return and…

My father, my hero

My father, my hero

This week I gave pause to reflect on my hero, my father. Although he was buried seven years ago, there isn’t a day I don’t think about him, and this…

War on terror is not hopeless

War on terror is not hopeless

Terrorism continues to be a subject I think about often. It’s hard for me to fathom Isis or homegrown radical terrorists killing people enmasse in an Orlando Nightclub or at…

Deford death brings memory of a destructive tornado

Deford death brings memory of a destructive tornado

In a holiday weekend where several icons, most notably Gregg Allman and Chris Cornell, made their way to heaven, one will always be forever imprinted in my memory- Frank Deford.…

Fake news destroying my profession

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve struggled mightily this week with a topic for my column. You see I have been writing a column for nearly 30 years, and sometimes it is…

Words of wisdom from Bono, Black and others

Words of wisdom from Bono, Black and others

Commencement exercises for young men and women across the nation begin this week. It is a time for those earning their degrees from a college to graduate to adulthood and…

Stop the hysteria, Obamacare far from dead

Stop the hysteria, Obamacare far from dead

If William Shakespeare were alive today who would probably agree with me. The hysteria over the U.S. House of Representatives passage of an Obamacare replacement is “Much ado about nothing.”…

Internet Sensations Tajiri and Fiona Worth A Look

Internet Sensations Tajiri and Fiona Worth A Look

I’ve become an animal lover in my old age. I never had much time for pets but now we have three dogs and several cats. If my wife had her…

Mars settlements, anti- aging expected in 20 years

Mars settlements, anti- aging expected in 20 years

I wrote a piece a couple of years ago about advances being made in medical technologies that would greatly increase life expectancy for your children and mine. For instance my…

We’ve all had days like this

We’ve all had days like this

Last Saturday was one of those days where I should have stayed in bed. You’ve heard of two left hands? Well for a southpaw, Saturday was my right handed day.…

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