Let girls be girls and boys be boys

Let girls be girls and boys be boys

Today with co-ed college dormitories, gender-neutral public restrooms, football teams containing both male and female players and other cases of meldi...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Multitasking: overrated or imaginary

Multitasking: overrated or imaginary

Multitasking is a vastly overrated skill.In fact, I contend that it is an imaginary skill. I do not believe all these people are doing a dozen things ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Perilous times upon us

Perilous times upon us

Since the solar eclipse on August 21, a “sign” from heaven, the United States has experienced devastating hurricanes. One had the most pow...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Subtlety at work in state politics

Subtlety at work in state politics

Every day my email inbox is flooded with political messages from one group or another. Every little thing done by one party is scrutinized and critici...

October 19th, 2017 |  


What do we do with poor students?

What do we do with poor students?

Big news came down from the NCAA this week.Or rather, big “no news” came down as the NCAA said it wouldn’t be imposing any penalties...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Ca$h, not patrioti$m, fueling NFL move$

Ca$h, not patrioti$m, fueling NFL move$

What a difference a couple of weeks has made in the National Football League regarding pre-game protests by players during the performing of the anthe...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Boomer crimes against home decor

Boomer crimes against home decor

With the Autumn Leaves Festival coming to town today and the streets of Mount Airy being swamped with retail opportunities; birdhouses of all descript...

October 13th, 2017 |  


A Dr. Seuss tale of green eggs and idiots

A Dr. Seuss tale of green eggs and idiots

A persistent menace posing an ongoing threat to the health, safety and welfare of Americans everywhere has struck again in recent days.I’m not t...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Look for the Lord in your storm

Look for the Lord in your storm

There is almost nothing more powerful than a huge storm on one of the open oceans of the earth. Call it a storm, monsoon, hurricane, typhoon or cyclon...

October 5th, 2017 |  


FDA marks love as the ingredient that dares not speak its name

FDA marks love as the ingredient that dares not speak its name

Receiving surprisingly little media attention, reports of what could be seen as a bit of government overreach began to trickle out this week. It seems...

October 5th, 2017 |