A great place to live

A great place to live

I was talking to an old friend this past week and we quickly agreed that our small town America upbringing was not only typical for many but the sourc...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Smallmouth bass and ships’ graveyard

Smallmouth bass and ships’ graveyard

Most fishermen are creatures of habit, especially when it comes to returning year after year to camps where smallmouth bass are promising a rambunctio...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Overexposed but Underdeveloped

Overexposed but Underdeveloped

This is part two of a series on Joe, a fifty-nine year old gentleman admitted to hospice with lung cancer. Joe was very intelligent. His wife, Nancy, ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  



Buzzards and Bumblebees

Buzzards and Bumblebees

I don’t know but have I ever told you what Buzzards and Bumblebees have in common? First let us examine the life of a Buzzard. Did you know that...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


How Trump can remake federal judiciary far beyond Supreme Court

The political world focused Tuesday night on President Donald Trump’s live-from-the-White House announcement of his nominee for the U.S. Supreme...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Will John McCain lead the loyal opposition?

John McCain has long prided himself on his reputation as a maverick, a Republican willing to buck his party’s leaders. Now he faces what may be ...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Compassion, security and our national identity

I’ll never forget two Iraqi citizens who I served alongside in Iraq.As I was serving as a combat surgeon, they were both working on behalf of th...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Muslims were not banned, but White House fumbles should be

A big hope when Donald Trump was campaigning to be president was that, if he somehow made it to the White House, wise advisors would control him, and ...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Democrats following GOP playbook on high court nominee opposition

Democrats will probably overwhelmingly oppose President Donald Trump’s nomination of conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. That...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Trump fires acting Attorney General Sally Yates

President Donald Trump, the former TV reality star, has never said “You’re fired” like this.His decision Monday night to oust acting...

February 1st, 2017 |