Thursday, May 17, 2012

Adolf Hitler tried, and failed, to conquer most of Europe and exterminate the Jewish people. One of the areas where he was successful was destroying his first name.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Every now and then, my wife walks through the front door of our house with a certain amount of trepidation. And it’s not because I’ve made a mess, dismantled the bathroom faucet or engaged a raucous beer-guzzling fantasy football draft party.

Friday, March 16, 2012


’s been a few years, so I don’t really remember what birthday presents I gave my children when they turned 7 years old. Knowing me, it was probably a regulation NCAA basketball or Kirby Puckett autograph baseball glove. Possibly a bike.

Monday, January 16, 2012

As winters go, this one has been relatively mild compared to the bitter cold and snowfall our area has received in the past few years. Sure, we

’ve had some flurries, a few pellets of sleet and some single-digit temperatures. But this winter has been a piece of cake.