3:02 PM Aug 18, 2015
The last week of July, we took a family camping trip. We couldn’t have asked for better weather and thoroughly enjoyed our time on the beach, in the lake, watching sunsets and sitting around the campfire.
6:00 PM Aug 17, 2015
To what extent should people and businesses pay for emergency service calls?
2:33 PM Aug 17, 2015
Any big plan needs to be closely considered and scrutinized before it is put into place.
8:00 AM Aug 16, 2015
I was grateful to see the Rev. Justin Smith’s carefully thought-out response to my previous columns on homosexuality and same-sex relations. I would, however, like to respond to some of the points he raised.
3:02 PM Aug 14, 2015
Earlier this summer, tennis player Serena Williams won the Wimbledon Women’s Singles Championship. It was the fourth consecutive Grand Slam tournament win for the world’s No. 1-ranked player, and was coined the “Serena Slam.”
4:00 PM Aug 13, 2015
The fall college semester begins in a few weeks, and as I have been getting ready and already answering students’ questions, it occurs to me that there has been a significant change in educational opportunities since I was an undergraduate decades ago.
3:00 PM Aug 12, 2015
The CEOs of big companies are so-easy of a target of our anger over the few making grotesquely high salaries while most of us make-do with just getting by.
1:00 PM Aug 12, 2015
Someone said to me the other day: “Boy, you hit the jackpot with Marilyn!” (Marilyn is my wife, for those of you who are still getting to know me.)
5:00 PM Aug 11, 2015
The Lakeshore Dining Divas took in a Muskegon restaurant with a beautiful view for their latest adventure.
2:02 PM Aug 11, 2015
Come back with me to a day in 1972 that gave me a chance to glimpse into the future and not realize it at the time.
5:29 PM Aug 10, 2015
Are you relieved that the Coast Guard Festival is over?
3:45 PM Aug 10, 2015
Young Travis Coates would be in a heap of trouble today.
1:15 PM Aug 10, 2015
It was 25 years ago when I read “Friday Night Lights.” The book written by H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger has been labeled by Sports Illustrated as one of the best sports books ever written.
8:00 AM Aug 9, 2015
A rainbow cover won’t change what the Bible says inside. Chief Justice Roberts said the Supreme Court’s decision regarding same-sex marriage “had nothing to do with (the Constitution).”
2:01 PM Aug 7, 2015
One thing history teaches us is that whole societies have acted badly according to modern standards, yet these same societies judged themselves as normal and right thinking.
3:00 PM Aug 6, 2015
This month, I'd like to share my experiences with ADD (attention deficit disorder).
4:14 PM Aug 5, 2015
Awful policy-making streams from Washington like water down slippery rocks these days.