Ways foods can improve your health, part 2 March 15th, 2023
Recommendations and suggestions regarding foods and their various favorable attributes are commonplace in many forms of media, but I feel like there’s more to the story than what we’re typically told, and there are things we can do to assist foods in bestowing their benefits upon us.
Perspective from a genius March 8th, 2023
Physicist Albert Einstein is widely regarded as one of the smartest people to ever live.
Not at all common February 28th, 2023
There’s a phrase you’ll hear people use pretty frequently in one form or another these days: Common sense is no longer very common.
Where old sayings come from, part 28 February 21st, 2023
I’ll never get tired of sifting through the many old sayings and idioms that are such a significant and vital component of the English language.
Some bothersome things February 16th, 2023
I don’t have many “pet peeves,” but there are a few things in life I do find a bit bothersome.
Progress or peril? February 7th, 2023
These days, something new and weird seems to pop up every day in the complicated realm of information.
Jefferson’s words ring true today January 31st, 2023
Almost exactly 10 years ago, I wrote about several quotes from Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.
What if? January 24th, 2023
Everywhere you look these days, there are signs of uneasiness, uncertainty or unrest, and confusion and chaos are commonplace.
Ready to adapt January 17th, 2023
While I was pondering the state of everything recently, I had a thought that made me really stop and consider it.
Self-respect might help January 10th, 2023
In a recent conversation, a friend and I discussed how many of the 330-million or so people currently living in the United States (or the 7-or-8 billion on Earth, for that matter) don’t appear to have much respect for themselves.
Wishes for 2023 December 28th, 2022
With uncertainty at an all-time high these days, it’s pretty hard to get a feel for what will, might, won’t or can’t happen.
Strange but true facts, part 5 December 21st, 2022
As a means of furthering peoples’ knowledge of that which spurs curiosity, amazement and disbelief (and maybe apathy), here is another set of odd but true snippets of information.
Remembering a special coach December 14th, 2022
It’s interesting how we can all sometimes experience deep sorrow when someone we really don’t know dies.
Don’t expect much from officiating in high school sports December 6th, 2022
The shortcomings of officiating in high school sports is something I’ve touched on before in this column series.
This is what happens November 29th, 2022
Recent events in China represent a prime example of what happens when a large group of people is oppressed for a significant period of time.