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Change can be good but is rarely comfortable

In my own personal and business spheres, and rippling out to our larger community and beyond, nothing stays the same forever.

Posted 12/05/17 (Tue) read more »

Call me the master of impressions

It is possible for nonassertive people to make a lasting first impression. It happened to me recently on the first day of my new job.

Posted 11/28/17 (Tue) read more »

For these things I give thanks

I give thanks for my great readers. Writing columns for this paper has been an extreme pleasure.

Posted 11/21/17 (Tue) read more »

Flood of harassment claims have weight, en masse

A floodgate of sexual harassment claims has opened, and that is both a good thing and a concerning thing.

Posted 11/14/17 (Tue) read more »

The questions writers get asked

What is it like being a writer? Very glamorous.

Posted 10/31/17 (Tue) read more »

Facts speak for themselves; journalists need not opine

The spin is what divides us.

Posted 10/24/17 (Tue) read more »

High school football in October just cannot be beat

This will be the second trip Divide County has made to New Salem. The first one was unforgettable.

Posted 10/17/17 (Tue) read more »

Calling out my friends on Facebook, in a nice way

I feel compelled, as a journalist, to try to set the record straight.

Posted 10/10/17 (Tue) read more »

Planning for a happy retirement

I will have no trouble living comfortably to the ripe old age of 100, provided I work until I am 107.

Posted 10/03/17 (Tue) read more »

Standing, kneeling, locking arms -- all are American

What better place to take a stand -- or not -- than with millions upon millions of citizens watching?

Posted 9/26/17 (Tue) read more »