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My Father My Hero

(I wrote this a year ago but wanted share it again. Heck I might share this column over and over for years to come. The man meant so much to…

One Senator That Gets It

I’ve done my share of ripping on U.S. senators and congressmen. For the most part I think they are all talk, and no action. However I do believe in giving…

Athletes Need To Put Their Money Where Their Mouths Are

Put your money where your mouth is. This is what I would tell National Football League players if I were Commissioner Roger Goodell. I think he and the NFL owners…

Here’s What I Would Say To Graduates

Here’s What I Would Say To Graduates

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

Before Trump there was Rodman

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Long before the budding bro-mance between President Donald Trump and Little Rocket Man, Kim Jong Un became to be, there was flaky Dennis Rodman, who unbeknownst, and…

My Mothers’ Day Vow No More Alzheimers

My Mothers’ Day Vow No More Alzheimers

A few years ago my mother died from complications caused by Alzheimer’s. As with most Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers, it was a long arduous haul, and my siblings and I…

Ma and Pops Deserve Your Patronage

What goes around comes around, so they say, and I’m hoping that’s what is going to happen to our once vibrant neighborhood merchants. I’m old enough to remember my mom…

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,…

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