Extra Points: Thankful

Extra Points: Thankful

Listen:   I want to interrupt this weekly missive to take the time and express some thanks this week. None of us saw this year materializing the way it did at this time last year. It certainly might have been easier to be thankful last November. Those of you...
Election Day in America

Election Day in America

This is the 10th Presidential Election I’ve voted in during my life. To say it’s unique would be an understatement. What’s evident is that this won’t be a one-day, Super Bowl style event where victory for one candidate will be clear, and where activities and rhetoric...
Labor Day Special

Labor Day Special

This is a Labor Day holiday like none other in my lifetime. You may be saying the same thing… The concept of “labor” now becomes even more emphasized. We’ve gone from a culture and society (at least in North America and much of the first-world countries around the...
Labor Day Special

What’s Your Opinion?

My September column for The Kitsap Sun… What’s your opinion?   Social media has brought a whole new meaning to the op-ed.   Opinion-Editorials long were the mouthpiece for journalists, academics, and experts in the pages of local, regional, and...