The Freshest Take On What Matters Most--From The Not Quite Dead Yet Generation.
Steve pays tribute to his mother-in-law in a column his high school friends never saw coming.
Last week was a rough one for an optimist.Read about how Steve got his groove back.
Steve’s annual July 4th story asks us to think a little before we yell too much.
America's birthday means much to Texans, as Steve explains
The fall of Aleppo is a tragedy that has Steve struggling to fit it into his worldview. Sometimes optimisim is just not enough.
Donald Trump has been a real jolt to the system. Steve struggles with putting perspective on the results.
Michael Myers was (is?) one scary dude. Steve remembers just how scary and wonders--would he run or try to save Jamie Lee Curtis?
Tonight's World Series game has been a long time in the making for Chicago Cub fans. Steve reminisces about what makes it so special.
July 4th is not just an American holiday. Maybe this is what the fireworks are all about.
72 years ago the fate of the world hung in the balance. We could learn a few things from the man who led us.
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Tales (The Home Page)
Topical Ointments (News of the Day)
Consent of the Governed (Law and Politics)
Ties That Bind (Relationships)
School Days (Public Education)
Home By Another Way (Travel)
The Sporting Life (Uh, Sports)
Pretty As A Picture (Photography)
Critical Thinking (Comments on Culture)
Wild Horses (Cars and Trucks)