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Column: A lack of willpower haunts my increasing need to change

'Raising Prescott'

It’s been six weeks since I used this column as a platform to admit my continuing battle with weight issues and the daily struggles I experience trying to fix it before it’s too late.

Column: It’s not socialized medicine; call it Medicare for all

Whether we are Democrats, Republicans or “other,” the repeal-and-replace status of the Affordable Care Act should concern all of us.

Column: Advice to graduates: Limit mobile devices, get over yourself

This year I have again not been asked to deliver any commencement addresses.

One man's rant: Beware of the small print

I had some spare time on my hands the other day so I walked into a nutrition store in the mall.

Talk of the Town: Africanized honeybees are a danger, but this region needs them

This was not a “swarm” of honeybees. Swarms of honeybees are in the process of finding a new home, and they are generally docile.

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One man’s rant: Goodbye, Birdie

In the July 10, 2016 issue of this newspaper, I wrote a column about Norma Jean Bennett, better known as Birdie.

One man’s rant: Do we want universities or kindergartens?

This particular column is a pure rant. To the extent that it has any influence, it should ruffle the feathers of liberals and conservatives alike.

One man’s rant: My early church years

Back in the 1950s, my family attended Simpson Methodist Church on South Harrison Street in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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One man's rant: Fisticuffs and films, the ties that bind

This column accomplishes a publishing feat never before attempted in this part of the country. I’m going to introduce two high-profile personalities in the entertainment world to you, then I’ll tell you how they were connected even though they never met.

Talk of the Town: The 31st vote: A reason to celebrate

Public education has entered a new era. Friends of school choice have reason to celebrate.

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Column: Being overweight – The fight of my life

'Raising Prescott'

Let’s be honest, being overweight is no one’s fault but my own.

Column: This is a taxing time of year

April 9 is Tax Freedom Day this year. That means that on April 9, the nation will have drained enough dimes and dollars out of our pockets to pay its own tax bill for the year.

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One Man's Rant: I have a maxim of my own

My wife and I recently talked about the things we did in our earlier lives long before we met 12 years ago.

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Column: Clean air, water should not be partisan issues

After arriving in Beijing in December 2013, my friend Peng gave me a “welcome to China” package to help me during my two-week vacation.

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One man's rant: Looking for a new hobby

I’ve never been one to collect things just for the hell of it, but maybe I should start.