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Crappy Weather Follows Me Everywhere

So this is global warming? I can’t remember Old Man Winter ever hanging on so long. What we experienced in Michigan last week was out right cruelty at its best.…

No Escaping Back Pain

My failed bid to quit coffee, which I outlined in last week’s column, drew quite a bit of attention from fellow coffee drinkers. Most were very understanding as I outlined…

Can I Stop Drinking Coffee?

Can I Stop Drinking Coffee?

Forgive me if I’m a little groggy this morning. My wife has challenged me to give up coffee and this is the first morning I haven’t partaken. To be honest,…

Tariffs on paper will hurt us

I got a call a week ago from one of our newspaper printers. He said, “Mike did you see the news? The feds have slapped a tariff on newsprint and…

Tariffs On Paper Will Hurt Us

Tariffs On Paper Will Hurt Us

I got a call a week ago from one of our newspaper printers. He said, “Mike did you see the news? The feds have slapped a tariff on newsprint and…

March Madness Reigns In March

They call the NCAA basketball tournament “March Madness” for a reason and without a doubt this year’s first weekend of the single-elimination tournament provided us with more “madness” than since…

Daylight Saving Time Makes No Sense

In the immortalized words of David Coverdale, lead singer of Whitesnake, “ here I go again.” It’s another year and another rant as to why daylight saving time should go…

Violent Society Contributes To School Shootings

Thoughts continue to run through my head about ways to prevent school violence. As I have those thoughts, last week was particularly violent as schools across the nation dealt with…

Stop The Talk – Fix School Shootings Now

I’ve been encouraged to write my thoughts in the wake of the horrific school massacre that took place in Parkland, Florida, and the resulting debates over how it could have…

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,…

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