Just when you thought you were being funny . . .

I am always amazed by readers. You guys and gals are what makes the world go ‘round and round. And, sometimes the world spins so fast, my head swims. I find interesting what will get your attention and what does not. I could write about a very serious issue, calling on all readers to take […]

Women, see what happens when we’re left alone

Hygiene. It is an important part of living well in society. There are the basics like, you know, brush your teeth, comb your hair, wash your face, bathe and then there’s the not-so basic, like keeping your finger and toenails, neat and trim. And, while you ladies may not get this, awesome, toot-sweet cleanliness and […]

Kids these days are growing up Sir Gravesless

The 2016 presidential election candidates are terrifying, and while I know Halloween is less than two weeks away, I try to imagine growing up in such scary world without scary movies. And, not just slash ‘em, gash ‘em bloodfests, but good, old-fashioned, cheesy grade B, monster-type movies on TV, hosted by a trusted monsterologist to […]

Well then, a reader has spoken as Americans do

These are some exceedingly exciting times we are living in! This past weekend, whilst meandering through one of the area’s state parks, my son Sean, 16, and I were discussing that very issue. Said he during our walking adventure, and with not a little bit of sarcasm, “I am so thrilled to be living in […]

PHIL IN THE BLANK: Man of the people

This town took a punch to the gut with the loss of Bart Clark on Sept. 5. I was reluctant to believe it, when I heard about it that morning. Surely it was someone else, it’s not that uncommon a name, I thought. He was very involved in Clarkston Rotary Club and the Rotarians shared […]

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