You see, my father was born in 1933. He was a paperboy in the days when paperboys stood on city corners and shouted “Extra!”
The following is a page from my new novel of the above title:
Of all the careers I might have chosen, I never felt the desire to become an anesthesiologist.
When the national economy is on a roll, history tells us, the American people are happy, content, upbeat and readily credit whoever the President is at the time for creating an environment in which growth, opportunity and job security can thrive.
An early winter’s prayer: Dear God, I know you have a lot on your plate, but when you have the time, I ask for your protection.
When I was in sixth grade, my impassioned 4-H speech about the possibility of extraterrestrial visitors didn’t even merit an Honorable Mention (my fifth-grade speech about our thumb-sucking cat had taken me all the way to the county level!); so I can empathize with those military intelligence officials who are being ridiculed for the existence of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification program.
We received a lot of feedback to some recent columns I’ve written, though many readers mistakenly called them editorials.
I recently went into the hospital for a medical procedure.
You’ve got ’em. So do I. Bad habits. For the sake of clarification, I’m not talking about a nun’s outfit that needs to be laundered or dry cleaned!
Too often in America we are reactive rather than proactive in addressing the nation’s problems. With each bit of breaking news it seems that calm, considered debate is replaced by a flood of tweets and a wave of emotions.
It’s beginning to look a lot like debt collectors, everywhere you go ...
There are three reasons to be cautious in reading One Man’s Rant columns. One red flag is that every column includes at least one fact. The second red flag is that everything else is made up. I can’t remember what the third red flag is so from here, you’re on your own.
Challenge isn’t new to the American male.
Response to Sue Tone’s article of Nov. 8, “Viewpoint subdivision looking to build to northern boundary,” Viewpoint North is not rezoning land!
Evidently, my life isn’t full enough. Worrying about paying the monthly rent and having enough popcorn on hand in case of an emergency should be enough to focus my waning mental abilities.