How do we check the power of social media mobs?

James Damore, the author of the notorious Google memo, has had his 15 minutes of fame. In six months, few of us will be able to remember his name. But...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Even memories of the old EK derailed

Even memories of the old EK derailed

Recently, on my way to Greenbo Lake for some fishing, I paused south of Argillite to peer into a tunnel that once carried the steam locomotives of the...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Want doors to open with a wave of your hand? Chip in

Imagine never having to remember a computer password again.Imagine walking into the bank and not wracking your brain for your ATM pin code. Or never w...

August 21st, 2017 |  



Are you afraid of large shrubs?

Are you afraid of large shrubs?

Some of my favorite shrubs are oversize, meaning that when they mature they’re really too large to fit in most landscapes. I like to call them &...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Conservatives are not rooting for racists to win

Aren’t you tired of pretending that you understand the pain of the person who just called you a fascist bigot?Haven’t you had enough of th...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Get to know your social security

Get to know your social security

Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American. We’ve been with you from day one, when your parents applied for your Social Security...

August 20th, 2017 |  


The return of road apples

The return of road apples

As a kid on the farm, we always had 20 mules and a couple yoke of oxen around the barn yard. There’s a certain “home-grown” country ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Can you see it?

Can you see it?

Can you see beyond what is in front of you?Each day you have opportunities that can make a difference in your life and the lives of those you care for...

August 18th, 2017 |  


White House staff chaos should alarm Trump — and everyone else

But for the fact that the presidency is the most powerful office in the world, the ceaseless turmoil among President Donald Trump’s staff might ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


More than a legend

More than a legend

Life is a series of moments; opportunities to build relationships, explore unique friendships and create common bonds. Over the course of time, friend...

August 17th, 2017 |