3:00 PM Apr 8, 2014
As my twin sons were growing up, I was growing up, too. At least I thought so.
2:54 PM Apr 4, 2014
One day a year, on the first of April, liberals lay down their onerous burdens of social concerns and become conservatives.
4:00 PM Apr 3, 2014
My daughters have birthdays on consecutive days in March — Evien turned 10 on the 22nd and Maggie turned 8 on the 23rd.
3:00 PM Apr 2, 2014
I’m now a card-carrying member of AARP.
2:00 PM Apr 1, 2014
When I was 19 and a sophomore at Central Michigan University, my roommate and I were sexually assaulted.
8:00 AM Mar 30, 2014
Recently, U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman struck down our state’s ban on gay marriage.
4:00 PM Mar 28, 2014
The archives at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum house more than 20,000 photographs; and, as head of curator services for the Grand Haven museum, part of my job is fulfilling requests from individuals who are searching for photos related to a specific topic.
4:00 PM Mar 27, 2014
Over the years, many of my friends have passed away. Of my 60 or 70 golf cronies, only a half-dozen are left.
3:00 PM Mar 26, 2014
"If it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you." — Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 12:28)
2:48 PM Mar 25, 2014
March has brought the relief of milder weather to West Michigan. At my apartment complex near Grand Valley State University, the entrance marquis is lettered with a joke from these past freezing months: “A little global warming, please!”

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