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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Columns

Food stamp program is in need of tweaking (06/13/15)
Before you criticize the tone of today's column, let me state without reservation that no child should be hungry in this great nation and every possible effort under the sun should be employed to ensure that hunger is not an issue in this country. But maybe our approach is less than successful...
SPEAKOUT (471-6636) (03/19/15)
To all of you kind people that are feeding these stray cats, will you also be kind enough to have them neutered? They are stinking up the neighborhood. I would like to speakout against Holly Rehder and her Right to Work agenda. Right to Work is wrong for Missouri. Lowering the middle class wages is not good for any community, especially here in Sikeston where we need to build our middle class community...
When it comes to aging, game on (03/18/15)
I see little signs every day that I'm getting older with things like gray hairs, achy muscles and all the AARP mail. But this past weekend on a work trip to Columbia I felt older than I ever have. I should have known it didn't start well when I woke up early the morning on the day I left hacking like I smoked three packs a day for 50 years. ...
So much to learn about women (02/11/15)
Spending the last couple years around my girlfriend and her daughter has been quite the learning experience. The saying is "you can't teach an old dog new tricks," but I have been learning more than a few new tricks. The more I am around women the more I realize that there is a ton of things that I know nothing about. Especially when my girlfriend and her daughter were chatting with my mother recently...