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Opinion

Couples challenge

Couples challenge

I’m so glad we rent. It’s not that my wife Betsy and I are averse to homeownership. We’d love to have our own Victorian-style cottage or cob…

The creepy line

This morning Google told me that it would not allow my YouTube video “Socialism Leads to Violence” to be viewed by young people. It violates…

Democrats’ sobering responsibility

Yes, it’s true that their party just won the House majority and more House seats, 40, than in any election since 1974 (and with the increasi…
Money buys the simple life

Money buys the simple life

One of the best parts about getting a little holiday vacation time with family is reflecting on what you want out of life.

Fourth-grade reading proficiency

According to the National Council for Teacher Quality, in an August 2018 report, only 37 percent of the teacher training programs in the cou…

Goodbye, pregnancy jeans

This was my first Thanksgiving in six years without pregnancy pants. I’ve never actually been pregnant on Thanksgiving, but surely that’s be…
Wish granted

Wish granted

It would be an understatement to say I was excited that “Disney’s Aladdin” was coming to the Des Moines Civic Center. “Aladdin” has been my …

Claiming GOP not enough

In response to the article about former State Rep. Dan Kelley facing a campaign finance ethics probe, I have a few thoughts:

Beautiful, exciting, lights

My friend Kianna Gray and I got a real treat Sunday evening when my Grandpa John took us to Maytag Park to see all the Christmas lights and …

‘Funniest night of your life’

Someone once said, “laughter is the best medicine.” If that is the case, everyone who attended the Jasper County Concert Association’s recen…
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