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Tonight’s Royals Twitter Rant

The Royals lost tonight in Game 5 of the ALCS. People are understandibly upset and negative. That’s fine. I’m not going to tell you how to react to being up 3-2 in a seven game series. There’s always time to… (READ MORE)


Going to need a favor from you guys on this one… My family has been beyond blessed when it comes to baseball. I was at Game 7 of the 1985 World Series. I met my wife and decided to marry… (READ MORE)


When I was a kid, I remember my Grandpa Kamler’s house had a dug out basement. In it were the remnants of old typewriters as his career was to repair typewriters. (Kids, typewriters were like computers, only you couldn’t get… (READ MORE)

Trump Card

Reprinted from my Rambling Moron column that appears weekly in the Platte County Landmark. Donald Trump should be the next President of the United States. There. I’m on the record. Absolutely. Let’s elect him to Congress and the Supreme Court,… (READ MORE)

Feels Like the First Time

Reprinted from my weekly column at the Platte County Landmark As a writer, you are taught to look for new ways to say the same thing. You want to find colorful adjectives, similes and metaphors to paint word pictures for… (READ MORE)

Help Bring The Story of Royals Fans to South By Southwest

There’s something happening in Kansas City and it’s not just on the baseball field. It is in living rooms and bars and on tablets and phones and laptops. Kansas City fans have awakened and are now unequivocally part of the… (READ MORE)

Ode to Katie Horner

I miss Katie Horner. For those of you new to the area or if you’re not a fan of Kansas City weather, Katie Horner was a meteorologist for Channel 5 here in town a few years ago. This was back… (READ MORE)

On 42

As I write this on the morning of my 43rd birthday, my right foot hurts as does my left arm. Mostly due to the 90 minutes of batting practice I threw my son yesterday, but also because of the inevitable… (READ MORE)


My best friend and I have an ongoing argument – it’s been going on for 25 years. He has a host of movies that he thinks are funny. They include several Adam Sandler movies – not the shitty ones now,… (READ MORE)

It’s Time

Originally appeared in The Platte County Landmark. It’s nearly impossible to get everybody at my work to do something. When it’s “casual Friday,” there are still people that wear a suit. When it’s ham and bean soup in the cafeteria,… (READ MORE)