Beside the Point

I want to write about sports today. I really do. Fall sports are just days away from official practices. Anticipation is palpable for another HTC run at state volleyball, the next-man-in …

Surprise, surprise.Exxon reported record profit sales for the past quarter. According to CNN Exxon made $2,254 per second over the past quarter.That's per second.President Biden waived off recession …

I had planned on writing today's piece on a baseball player named Juan Soto who last week turned down $441 million to play baseball for the next 15 years in Washington. I just get around  …

 I did a time warp this weekend. Seemed like everything on the radio was 80's hair band. I even went to Putt-A-Round and played around and ate an ice cream. I came home and watched Black …

As most are aware Lee and I made a hot dash to Houston basically for a 4th of July party. Kinda crazy, but sometimes life calls for a little crazy. I packed up the work laptops and made phone …

I love a blank computer screen... and I hate it at the same time. On one hand it's full of promise and challenge, on the other hand is frustration and impatience. There are many writers locally …

I'm not a fan of getting older. I know the old saying that it's better than the alternative. I think somewhere deep in the recesses of my mind I thought I might be everlasting. My mind is …

Guns. Boy, I don't know. I'm torn on the social discussion, as guns are almost like the third rail. You start talking gun control and you can really create some animosity with friends in a …

There's something about being back at home after a weekend away. I don't know if it's just age (yep!) or expanding the work week for a full weekend at Drake, but there's something about coming …

I just don't get it. If someone would have asked me a month ago if I thought Fort Madison could pull off being "crunchy", I would have thought they were talking about its age or maybe some …

It's been an interesting past several days. The wife went to Nawlins with the daughter for about six days for a jazz festival. In that time I've written a bunch of things, filled out some …

Life is the prize. Sometimes we ask ourselves, unfortunate as it may seem, why we struggle through this ride, especially when we get punched in the stomach throughout life. Little Lucy …

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