Being Sick Sucks

Being Sick Sucks

Here’s a piece I originally posted May 23, 2001… When I got back to work this morning after being sidelined for a week with an allergy-related throat infection, one of the women in the office said to me, “Wow, I sure wish I could call in sick and...

This Is Not Fake News (part 3)

This is Part 3 of a speech I gave to the Ethical Society of St. Louis on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here (you can listen to the audio here). What drives me crazy is when news outlets that were once considered respectable fall for nonsense just...

This Is Not Fake News (part 2)

This is Part 2 of a speech I gave to the Ethical Society of St. Louis on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Read Part 1 here (you can listen to the audio here)… Now let’s differentiate between bogus news and mistakes. If I get something wrong on my radio show, I’ll know it...
This Is Not Fake News

This Is Not Fake News

This is Part 1 of a speech I gave to the Ethical Society of St. Louis on Sunday, July 16, 2017 (you can listen to the audio here)… Photo courtesy of Lance Finney Fifteen to twenty years ago, my inbox was regularly filled with emails that people had forwarded to...

My Field Of Dreams

Here’s a piece I wrote on April 30, 2001… My daughter played her first baseball game yesterday. She’s almost 7 years old, so the full skill set is still in development, just as with all of the kids at her age. They’re still trying to master which way to...

Pick-Up Lines

Here’s a piece I wrote in 2000, which explains the no-longer-topical references, but the rest of it still holds up… In my single days — a lot of years ago — I was never one of those guys who could pick up women in a bar. I never had a good...