This first appeared in the Platte County Landmark on July 3, 2018.
Over the past week, politicians and media outlets have seemed to focus on a call for civility by President Trump. This follows the controversy about the immigration policies that separated upwards of 2,500 children from their parents after asylum-seeking families crossed southern […]
Every morning, itâ€™s there. Sometimes, I see it appear on the horizon, others, itâ€™s front and center of my gaze. But every day, itâ€™s there.
My day job is out near the Kansas Speedway, and on the eighth floor of the building I work in, one of our conference rooms faces it. When I walk to the bathroom, it catches my eye. When I drive home out of the parking lot, it looms in the background.
My thoughts and prayers go out to the 13 victims of the 1949 Camden shooting.
My thoughts and prayers go out to the 17 victims of the 1966 University of Texas tower shooting.
First appeared in the Platte County Landmark.
It was nearly one am when my nose started to tingle. I rolled over in bed to the typical source of smells in our bedroom at one am and asked my wife, â€œdo you smell something?â€
She replied with something inaudible and likely dreamlandâ€™s version of a […]
This article first appeared in the Platte County Landmark
Humans are stupid.
You know that, right? The human brain evolved from the size of a split pea. We should honestly be happy we donâ€™t spend 80% of our day looking for our car keys. So why is it such a big deal when we screw […]
First published in the Platte County Landmark from February 15, 2017
One of the bestest things about our new Presedent has been the relaxed form of convarsation that has occurred since taking orfice. Presedent Trump is a man of the people, and his cabinet is to. As such, you have already sean how reel America […]
This first appeared in the Platte County Landmark in early March.
By this time in the year, Iâ€™d like to be able to sit here and tell you that Iâ€™m all done with my taxes. Iâ€™m not.
For whatever reason, the US Government has decided that I need to pay them some money so that […]
This column first appeared in the Platte County Landmark on February 3, 2016
Thereâ€™s a phrase in many corners of the Internet and in the media that means making a prediction so bold that it literally melts the plastic sitting around the reader of the viewer. A stance that is so wild it […]
First appeared in the Platte County Landmark on January 6, 2016
Stores have had Christmas decorations for sale since October, and as they begin to take them down and put out Easter goods, thereâ€™s a small sliver of time. Letâ€™s say itâ€™s about three weeks long, in which itâ€™s kind of a dead […]
This columnÂ first appeared in The Platte County Landmark on December 9, 2015.
Todayâ€™s column is a tale of sadness and woe. It is a tale of aching and suffering. It is a tale of sorrow, and angst, and immeasurable pain. Dear reader, todayâ€™s column is a tale about a thirteen year old boy forced to […]