I’m long overdue for an appearance on this page.
As I tell folks I encounter that haven’t seen me in a while, “I don’t get out much anymore.”
Letters to the Editor 5/31/14
To the Editor: I am retiring from teaching at the end of this year and I would like to take a moment to say “Thank You” to everyone who has had a part in this journey. My 27 years in the field of education have been an adventure for which I will always be thankful.
Miracle of the mundane
Did Jesus do dishes? The very question sounds sacrilegious. That might be the point. Sometimes our “religion” prism causes us to miss the real miracle about Jesus.
‘The Wash Day Blues’
When one of the nation’s most prestigious higher education institutions announces a policy change — however slight — it can produce near seismic results.
Freedom is not free
It is Memorial Day weekend as I sit down to peck out my weekly rant and I thought it would be appropriate to muse on what this special holiday means to me.
For whatever reason, local treasure Babbette Samuels has always asked me about my children. From the time she first saw them in a shopping cart somewhere, to Tuesday night, she’s always been very thoughtful.
Tribute to a vanishing generation
Tom Brokaw called them “The Greatest Generation.” They grew up in the Great Depression. They drove some of the first automobiles on the first paved highways in America. They went to work for the Works Progress Administration and built our nation’s infrastructure.
Kids: ‘Thumbs Up’ for cruising
The dots could have been connected quickly by a two-year-old, during the few weeks or months between pacifier-sucking and iPhone text-messaging. Predictably, my mental connection of the dots stretched over a few hours.
A fond farewell
We have to say farewell this week to two very important seasonal impacts on our life here on the beautiful Sun Coast. Both of these phenomena share the same seasonal period which is approximately the middle of October until the middle of May.
It's just criminal
We have to go pretty far for the stupidest criminal stories of the week, but it’s worth the trip.
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