Wait for me!

Wait for me!

The world is changing at a fast pace making it difficult to keep up and even more difficult to know what it all means for us and our children and gran...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Party divides are no surprise

Party divides are no surprise

Would it surprise you to learn that, depending on the poll and specific questions asked, between a quarter and a third of Democrats identify their vie...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Have we no shame?

Shameful and shocking — the Cincinnati suicide of an eight-year-old boy named Gabriel Taye two days after being assaulted by a classmate in a sc...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Hotcakes & topics

Hotcakes & topics

Chris Warren and his 19-year-old son Will were enjoying breakfast at the Sampson Crossing McDonald’s Tuesday and sat down to talk about what was...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Is it just an ‘option?’

Is it just an ‘option?’

It started in college, and became a running joke between my parents and myself through the years. When I was at ECU, my folks would ask if I was comin...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Union elites throw stones from glass houses

When the AFL-CIO, America’s largest federation of labor unions, released its annual Executive Paywatch report earlier this week, the goal was to...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Woman of Amazing Grace

She was an old fashion “Amazing Grace Woman,” one of those quiet “Mercy Me Women” who would stand out in any century. A beatit...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Some Mother’s Day observations

Some Mother’s Day observations

As I started working on this column this past week, I knew I needed to write about mothers since it is Mother’s Day. You write about mothers on ...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Two very close calls

Two very close calls

Have you ever been using a ratchet wrench and dropped a socket attachment? No big deal. Well, that’s unless you’re working on a nuclear mi...

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


The Fragile Planet

The Fragile Planet

If you are in open country where there are no city lights and look at the sky on a clear night, you see a magnificent display of stars similar to the ...

April 30th, 2017 |