Protesting? Here’s why you can

Ever since these supposed football and other pro players have decided to take a knee and protest this country’s society, I have had to take a lo...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Professional football, the National Anthem and a united America

Professional football fans were treated to some relief last Thursday evening as the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears stood arm in arm for the s...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Coffee — the nectar of the gods!

Coffee — the nectar of the gods!

I feel that I should be honest here from the start: I am not a coffee drinker by nature. That may not seem like an overly personal confession to make,...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Should social media practice censorship?

Should social media practice censorship?

In a September 21 post, Mark Zuckerberg shared nine steps the site he started is taking “to protect election integrity and make sure that Facebo...

September 29th, 2017 |  


The Itsy Bitsy Spider and other tales of horror

The Itsy Bitsy Spider and other tales of horror

When my oldest son Ben was born, I didn’t know any nursery rhymes. Instead, on those many, (many) sleepless nights, I would would rock him back ...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Medical care and preexisting conditions

Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have preexisting medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance compan...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Introverts unite! Separately … in our own homes …

Introverts unite! Separately … in our own homes …

I have reached the recent conclusion that apparently I don’t know myself at all.This came about during a phone call with a friend of mine in whi...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


W3C turns the clock back on an open Web

W3C turns the clock back on an open Web

On September 18, Ars Technica reports, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published a new specification recommendation, Encrypted Media Extensions. T...

September 20th, 2017 |  


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 |