Tag Archive: Platte County Landmark

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)

Try To Remember

It was 1985. I was 13 years old. It was autumn.  Since my earliest memories, I was a Royals fan. I mean, why wouldn’t you have been? Brett. White. Saberhagen. Otis. Patek. Mayberry. These were my guys. They filled the… (READ MORE)

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)

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)


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)


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)