Come take a peek at The Clarkston Corner

Come take a peek at The Clarkston Corner

I don’t like some surprises (like, when I open a bill and it is double what I expected.). I like some surprises (like when I check my lottery numbers and see that I’ve won BIG money — actually I am still waiting for this to happen). That said, I was oh so pleasantly surprised one […]

Back to School with Don, Part (gulp) 3!

Back to School with Don, Part (gulp) 3!

Alright. Let me set the table. Three weeks ago I asked some questions like, “Why do so many parents drive their kids to school these days, when they are already paying for perfectly fine school bus department?” (To read that column, click here.) Last week, mom (and now grandma) Pam B, answered my questions — […]

Back to school with Don and a whole lot more!

Back to school with Don and a whole lot more!

Yes, we are full on in school mode these days. Rock and roll! Some school districts in the state started last week, some this (others even earlier). Regardless of the start date, I believe all the little children — loaded down with 57 pounds of books and stuff in their little backpacks — are safely […]

Connecting the dots with Don can be fun!

Connecting the dots with Don can be fun!

Three bits of information converged onto my consciousness last week — I’d say within a 12-hour time span. The info was all transmitted electronically from three different sources. Was it coincidence? Or, was it something a little more preordained; something planned to get my attention? Because contemplating the mysterious is inherently more interesting, I am […]

Said the suckee to the sucker . . . bug off

Said the suckee to the sucker . . . bug off

We media types love (with a capitol LOVE) it when a “new” disease is discovered somewhere in the world. It has probably been that way since the beginning of the modern era of journalism. When I first tried my hand at writing “Don’t Rush Me” (over 30 years ago) their was this “new” disease that […]