Fall? I’m just not feeling it this year

Fall? I’m just not feeling it this year

The official end of summer has arrived and while I normally would be pleased that we’ve moved into autumn — it’s my favorite season ...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Time for family dinners to return to my house

Time for family dinners to return to my house

When you’re the parent of small children, there’s really not much point to “weekends.” You don’t get to go out on Friday...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

The true test of political leadership is about making the hard, long-term and right decision instead of the easy, short term and wrong decision.Said d...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Things that go bump in the night

Things that go bump in the night

The fight or flight response is one of the most basic instincts ingrained upon the human psyche. The basic premise is that when confronted by a sudden...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Time to pull together as a community

Time to pull together as a community

This may be a hard thing to do with the temperatures outside still very cozy and warm — to say the least — but it is that time of year aga...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

On November 8, voters in eight states will decide whether or not to legalize, to one degree or another, the possession, use and sale of marijuana.If a...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Larger causes: God, family and country

Larger causes: God, family and country

“Never forget!” Those of us who lived it will never forget! But, it’s just another Zinnian history lesson to the next generation, to...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Music should be of the highest order

Music should be of the highest order

With high school football season rolling back into full swing, I have found myself traveling a bit more frequently down Memory Lane. I didn’t pl...

September 11th, 2016 |  


Racism can be curbed but will never go away

Racism can be curbed but will never go away

I was really hoping I could escape this presidential election cycle unscathed but after a recent development on the education front I just don’t...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Clown scare has whole country in an uproar

Clown scare has whole country in an uproar

Have you ever read The Crucible? If not, you should pick up a copy. It’s a 1953 play by Arthur Miller about the Salem Witch Trials — well,...

September 9th, 2016 |