Rough Writer

Rough Writer

Sometimes when a mistakes happen, the spotlight can get pretty sweltering.Last week, I wrote about comparisons between newsrooms and symphony orchestr...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Our View

There comes a point that every event, no matter how tragic or how deeply it affects a nation, becomes consigned to history.What is important is that i...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Look for and treasure ‘true friends’

Look for and treasure ‘true friends’

As time moves on, I think we are seeing some profound changes taking place in the way that we define friendship.It seems to me that people are general...

September 8th, 2016 |  



Generosity, charity are traits that define God

Generosity, charity are traits that define God

Being immersed in our cultural heritage as we are, we often fail to appreciate just how many ideas which we take for granted are directly derived from...

September 8th, 2016 |  


God is looking for us when we are lost

God is looking for us when we are lost

In Luke, Chapter 15, verses 3-10, Jesus tells the Pharisees and people two stories about someone who has lost something very important to them.In the ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Unseen spider webs slime your face

Unseen spider webs slime your face

This is the time of year when it seems as though you cannot walk outside without getting slimed by multitudinous spider webs.It is rather irritating. ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


I still proudly wave, Colin Kaepernick

I still proudly wave, Colin Kaepernick

“I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.”That’s the way...

September 5th, 2016 |  


Four seasons and endless change are abound

Four seasons and endless change are abound

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.As beautiful as Hawaii is, I’m not sure I could live there.The climate is the same yea...

September 5th, 2016 |  


Newsroom workings and symphony orchestras

Newsroom workings and symphony orchestras

A wise editor from my past once told me, “Think of the newsroom as a symphony orchestra and you are the conductor. It’s your job to ensure...

September 2nd, 2016 updated: September 2nd, 2016. |  


Social Security has full basket of useful offerings

Who doesn’t love sharing a summer picnic with friends and family?Whether you plan one for everyone on your block or a quiet afternoon for two, y...

September 2nd, 2016 |