4:15 PM Sep 18, 2014
Thank you to all of my readers who have congratulated me on my retirement and said they enjoyed my last article. It evolved out of several days of writer’s block, which I had never really struggled with before.
3:00 PM Sep 17, 2014
“Please don’t tell anyone I told you about this,” the man told us with tears in his eyes, “I could lose my job.”
3:06 PM Sep 16, 2014
Are you ready for some football? How about figuring out conflicts?
4:15 PM Sep 12, 2014
Recently, I read a blog posting by teacher Chase Mielke titled “What Students Really Need to Hear.” Mielke wrote this essay at 4 a.m. because, like many of us working in an education environment, “turning it off” can be difficult and cause sleepless nights.
3:55 PM Sep 11, 2014
It seems lately that I am surrounded by death.
3:56 PM Sep 10, 2014
Why do some journalists choose dangerous career paths? I’ve been thinking about that question a lot since the beheadings of two American journalists.
3:00 PM Sep 9, 2014
What has nourished me during my lifetime? It’s not a necessity; you could live without it. But I can’t.
4:33 PM Sep 5, 2014
As the tea party and the libertarians gain a significant foothold in politics and, therefore, in the future of our country, their point of view receives a disproportionately large percentage of the public's attention.
3:00 PM Sep 4, 2014
I was never going to write this column because it is so personal to me and my family. But in the wake of the recent death of Robin Williams, and with the blessing of my wife, Amy, I decided the time was right to share my story.
2:50 PM Sep 3, 2014
The death of Robin Williams by suicide and his battle with depression should give us all pause.

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