June 11, 2008 Growing up, I was thankful to have a "cool" dad, at least as cool as any other dad who was not Harrison Ford or James Bond could be.

Going home again

May 15, 2008 The online auction house eBay is a wonderful thing. The online auction house eBay is an awful thing. It can be both.

Remembering Gene

May 14, 2008 Fulton County lost one of it's best. When I learned the news of Gene Maguffee's death, it brought back a lot of old memories.

Crossing the distance

May 13, 2008 We've just driven 360 miles and seven hours to this Kansas City suburb for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Floyd Meyers

May 12, 2008 HIGHLAND - Floyd Herman Meyers, 80, of Highland died Friday, May 9, 2008, in a Salem hospital.

My three moms

May 6, 2008 I recently read a statistic that almost 50 percent of the people who married in the late 1960s and early '70s have already divorced.

Frankenfish arrives

May 1, 2008 Frankenfish is here. And, by all appearances, it is not only alive and well but plans to stay around for awhile.