Uplifting SpaceX launch shows optimism we need

This past weekend is one most of us will remember because of the images and video we...

A struggle avoided: What if I had to deal with eLearning?

One of the more interesting variations of science fiction is the “what if” category. “What if Germany...

Local politics has reached a new low. Argh.

Every once in a while, something will really trip your trigger. Like this. I...

Penguins smell funny. No, really

This is one of those moments when I find out just how hard the jackbooted thugs of...

What will Mr. McGregor’s rabbit eat in June?

Mr. Michael McGregor, fictitious gardener of Beatrix Potter, suffered from the vivacious eating habits of Peter Rabbit....

The expected, and unexpected, aspects of a Memorial Day task

It’s something I’ve been meaning to do ever since I gave up my daily responsibilities, but I...

Sometimes, funny news writes itself

This past Monday I’m scrambling to find something humorous as a topic for this week’s column, worried...

Memorial Day and Wolf Spider

Memorial Day, Monday, first set aside as Decoration Day to honor Civil War soldiers, grew to include...

Unexpected consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic

As Twyla Bice puts it, the third time was not the charm. Twyla retired...

I’ve been asked to say a few words. I’m the one who asked.

Graduation ceremonies have been called off here, there, and pretty much everywhere. Our three public high schools...