3:00 PM Nov 21, 2014
A hotly contested gubernatorial campaign is over — and, judging by voter turnout, Michiganders are looking for a little bit of inspiration as their new and returning leaders get to work.
2:45 PM Nov 20, 2014
November 3-10 was declared “College Week,” according to the representatives of Grand Rapids Public Schools that I recently saw interviewed on WOOD-TV.
4:16 PM Nov 19, 2014
"Hubris" is defined by the American College Dictionary as "insolence or wanton violence stemming from excessive pride." That about sums up the present state of college football.
3:53 PM Nov 18, 2014
I admit it. I’m a laugher. I grew up in a laughing family.
4:17 PM Nov 14, 2014
The recent gubernatorial election highlighted the debate over school funding that has been going on for a number of years. A question that was asked during the election was, “What does it cost to educate a student?”
4:01 PM Nov 13, 2014
Ever since my wife’s diagnosis with stage 4 breast cancer more than two and a half years ago, people often ask me, “How is your wife doing?” More recently, they have been asking me, “What is your wife doing?”
2:40 PM Nov 12, 2014
Life can be too short. We’re reminded of this every time we lose a loved one, friend or colleague.
2:45 PM Nov 11, 2014
I’m thankful that my dad came to America from Sweden, didn’t go to Australia like he was considering at one time, and that he didn’t stay in Minnesota but came to Chicago where he met my mom.
2:45 PM Nov 7, 2014
The Dewey Hill controversy can be understood as a classic struggle between the majority (or a dominant group) and a minority. The religious context only amplifies the situation.
3:54 PM Nov 6, 2014
A few days after school let out this past June, I took my daughters, Evien and Maggie, to the library to pick out some summer reading. While Maggie and I pawed through the picture books, Evien sniffed around the young-adult chapter books.

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