Beside the Point

(With the indulgence of our readership and a nod to the mental health of our communities, today’s Beside the Point has been offered to Dr. Mike Maher of Counseling Associates, Inc,  Mike …

Election season is heating up. At Friday’s monthly legislative update at the Lee County Career Advantage Center, a very well-attended event, I might add, we got a sniff of the Lee County …

A tea with ginger, cinnamon, white rice, apple cider vinegar, avocado oil, and a full lemon. That’s what I’m drinking now. Because eating 13 gourmet cheeseburgers in 36 hours is not …

I have a weekend coming up. Kind of a spring break kind of thing with a little cholesterol involved. I read the Des Moines Register in the morning. Not all of it, but I hit the highlights and look …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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