Childhood is overrated … time to ‘adult’

Childhood is overrated … time to ‘adult’

Everybody knows what it means to be an “adult.” Linguistically speaking, it’s the period of life that follows “juvenile”...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Florida Keys: Would you have evacuated?

Multitudes of people are suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida. The Keys and the Caribbean Islands are devastated. Other parts ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Sign me up, Weather Channel!

Sign me up, Weather Channel!

On Monday afternoon I was doing the same thing as pretty much every other journalist in the state — driving around, taking photos and interviewi...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Harvey, Irma and 911: We can replace the stuff

Hurricane Harvey and Irma have been bad news to all in their paths. Lives have sadly been lost, houses demolished and personal items blown or washed a...

September 13th, 2017 |  


United Way of Pickens County offers hope, help for hurricane relief

United Way of Pickens County offers hope, help for hurricane relief

Unfortunately, I have way too much experience working through national disasters. Hurricane season always coincides with United Way’s campaign p...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Even more establishment than the establishment

Even more establishment than the establishment

The Washington Post reports that US president Donald Trump and Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) “have agreed to pursue a deal that wo...

September 11th, 2017 |  


I want to tell you a story that, until I decided to pen this column, very, very few people knew about me: I don’t know my name.Before I was marr...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Total eclipse provided a welcome distraction

Total eclipse provided a welcome distraction

For a period of a few weeks, the news seemed like it couldn’t get any worse. North Korean military exercises triggered new fears of nuclear war....

September 6th, 2017 |  


How to avoid another Charlottesville

Does anybody in America truly want to repeat another horrific Charlottesville?I hope the answer is no but it seems there are different groups lusting ...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Battling a 2-year-old with a temper like mine

Battling a 2-year-old with a temper like mine

I say it all the time: my boys are twins, they just happened to have been born three years apart. But in truth, it’s not so much that they resem...

September 4th, 2017 updated: September 5th, 2017. |