Beside the Point

I woke up Saturday morning about 30 minutes late. On my phone alarm, you have to set the damn day when you set the time and I forgot to do that. I jumped out of bed as quickly as a man my age can do …

March is just around the corner and that means it’s time for what’s become an annual trek to the Ozarks for a week of golf, food, and basketball. Several years ago, some really great guys …

The Hound Dome cracks me up. That place was packed Friday night to see the Fort Madison girls give No. 15 Keokuk all they wanted, and then watched the boys keep the Chiefs from an outright Southeast …

I bought my first pair of Lululemon pants this week. I had a lot of trouble going online to shop for them because I just had a feeling at some point someone’s gonna ask for my man card. Guys, …

So I’ve been looking for ways to re-engage after a long span of squeezing work in between trips to the doctor with my mom. I told Dr. Mike that I was having trouble because my life for the …

I just got home from spending the day with my family following my mother’s funeral services Saturday morning. I quickly dumped the tie and sweater vest that is quickly becoming my go to formal …

I think we should give it all back to the Native Americans. I’m not talking about more land for them to build casinos on, but just the whole kitten caboodle. Seeing Nikki Haley, Ron …

The holidays are past us and the last thing I want is to hear another Christmas song. I had a lot of trips through Missouri running people to and from the airport and I either listen to sports radio …

The last week of each year is usually set for things like resolutions and toasts to the past 51 weeks. This has been my first full year of living on my own. I’m not joking about that. 2023 was …

Have you ever seen a dog try to play with a ball…that’s me trying to wrap Christmas packages. I do it right. I really do. I get everything out and make room by moving all my furniture to …

I have to say that I’m really enjoying this Indian Summer were experiencing right now - but at some point, we have to have some winter. A friend of mine said she was missing the summer and we …

My oldest daughter nailed Thanksgiving this year. She made the trip in from Brooklyn and was begrudgingly prepared for a crockpot buffet at my brother’s house, but when I told her she was …

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