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Social Media Saves The World

Reprinted from the 8/27/14 edition of The Platte County Landmark. There’s still a lot of confusion about “social media.” When you hear it brought up in traditional media or among those who are not active on social media, it’s frequently… (READ MORE)

A Night At The Met

From the 8/20/14 Edition of the Platte County Landmark: It was a crazy week last week, so I haven’t really had an opportunity to register and process the death of comedian Robin Williams until this weekend.  Like many of you,… (READ MORE)

Hands Off

Reprinted from The Platte County Landmark 7/30/14 edition. Humans are born to do one thing–learn. We learn how to nurse, then we learn how to walk, then we learn to go peepee in the potty, then we learn to read… (READ MORE)

Too Close To Home

Reprinted from the 7/16/14 edition of The Platte County Landmark I never thought it would happen to my kid. That’s what I keep telling myself. We speak in hushed whispers at the supermarket about these types of things happening to… (READ MORE)

The Family Secret

Reprinted from the June 6, 2014 edition of The Platte County Landmark Every family has a secret. For some it could be a stress in a marriage. For others, it could be potential financial windfalls or maybe they are secretly… (READ MORE)

Outsmarted

Reprinted from the 5/28/14 edition of The Platte County Landmark I guess it’s a rite of passage for all fathers with their sons –the day the son finally bests the elder in some way. I just never thought it would… (READ MORE)

Your Mama…

Originally appeared in Platte County Landmark We have crossed into dangerous times. No, it’s not because of nuclear proliferation by North Korea or climate change. It’s because my Mom was excited to watch the Super Bowl Halftime Show by Bruno… (READ MORE)

Imagine…

Originally appeared in Platte County Landmark “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” –John Lennon There’s a new billionaire out there, folks, and it’s a 44 year old woman. Her name is Sheryl Sandberg and… (READ MORE)

I Hear That Train A-Comin’

Originally appeared in Platte County Landmark It takes a lot to surprise me. And I’m not just talking about the occasional sports upset or getting a large fry when you ordered a medium kind of surprise. I mean genuine surprise…. (READ MORE)

Cheaters Always Win

Originally appeared in Platte County Landmark I’ve gotten it all wrong. Thank you, Alex Rodriguez, Chris Christie, Lance Armstrong, and a host of others for reminding me about a valuable life lesson… Throw out that “liar, liar, pants on fire”… (READ MORE)