What are we becoming?

Nokia, a firm that makes electronic products, reported that cell phone users were checking their devices 150 times a day. Pew Research reported that y...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Big Labor hits a new low

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its annual report on union membership.For organized labor, it was bad news. The number of emplo...

January 31st, 2017 |  


A hope that does not disappoint

A hope that does not disappoint

The Inauguration of Donald Trump as President a few days ago was quite a spectacle. Apparently, many people were happy and many were upset. But the pe...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Watch out for that distracted driver

Watch out for that distracted driver

They call it “distracted driving.” What is worse than a teenage driver, texting and on the phone while driving? I think I know.A few weeks...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Dabo’s journey to the national championship

Dabo’s journey to the national championship

If you are a fan of college football, you know Dabo Swinney, the coach of the Clemson Tigers. And if you stayed up late Monday night, you saw his emot...

January 15th, 2017 |  


It’s won’t be the same in 2017

It’s won’t be the same in 2017

During the past election, a voter was discussing with me the reasoning behind his vote, and what he thought would happen if his candidate was elected ...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Jobs are saved, for now

Jobs are saved, for now

“Just the facts, ma’am.” You have to be a person of my generation to remember that line from the old “Dragnet” TV show. ...

December 25th, 2016 updated: December 25th, 2016. |  


A Christmas of magic and variety

The magic of Christmas comes in many shapes and forms. I remember the shiny gloss of a purple-and-white J.C. Higgins bicycle at age 8. The next year w...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Is your Christmas ‘complicated’ this year?

Is your Christmas ‘complicated’ this year?

The movie is on the “Hallmark Channel.” It could just as easily be on “Lifetime, “Up,” or other TV networks this Christm...

December 18th, 2016 updated: December 18th, 2016. |  


Putting it up, one more year

Putting it up, one more year

One of the casualties of Hurricane Matthew was a huge pine tree at the edge of the yard at my sister’s home down at Clement. The tree fell acros...

December 11th, 2016 updated: December 11th, 2016. |