A re-commitment to King’s dream

The great Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered for many things during celebrations to honor him today and Monday — activism, humanitarianis...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Dabo’s journey to the national championship

Dabo’s journey to the national championship

If you are a fan of college football, you know Dabo Swinney, the coach of the Clemson Tigers. And if you stayed up late Monday night, you saw his emot...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Dr. King’s enduring legacy

Dr. King’s enduring legacy

Since 1986, on the third Monday in January, the nation honors the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Born on January 15, 1929, Dr. King bec...

January 14th, 2017 |  


More than a man cave

More than a man cave

We needed it. Well, at least I thought we did. We needed a place to park my truck, and more storage space for yard equipment, tools and stuff. But, in...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 7th, 2017. |  


Fact or fiction?

We say that we live in the information age. The available quantity of information is immense. The reliability of that flood of information is uncertai...

January 5th, 2017 |  


It’s won’t be the same in 2017

It’s won’t be the same in 2017

During the past election, a voter was discussing with me the reasoning behind his vote, and what he thought would happen if his candidate was elected ...

January 1st, 2017 |  


The promise of a new year

We’ve marched into a new year today, boldly ready to accept the challenges that lie ahead and, hopefully, grasp the opportunities that just migh...

January 1st, 2017 updated: January 1st, 2017. |  


President Obama, a man for all the people

President Obama, a man for all the people

What better time to celebrate the successes of our first black American president than on the 154th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, issu...

December 31st, 2016 updated: December 31st, 2016. |  


A new year and new opportunities for our retirees

As we head into 2017, we are reminded of the promise of a new year in which we hope to see the spirit of collaboration across party lines – rega...

December 27th, 2016 |  


Jobs are saved, for now

Jobs are saved, for now

“Just the facts, ma’am.” You have to be a person of my generation to remember that line from the old “Dragnet” TV show. ...

December 25th, 2016 updated: December 25th, 2016. |