Welcome to America 2016 – AKA Bizarro World

Welcome to America 2016 – AKA Bizarro World

The sad state of affairs in this country has left me with one simple conclusion – America has officially turned into an episode of Seinfeld.With...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Frey and Bowie better than 99.9 percent of today’s ‘music’

Frey and Bowie better than 99.9 percent of today’s ‘music’

Even though I am only 40, I must admit I am “old fogey,” as my kids call me, especially when it comes to music.To better explain my point,...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Letters to Santa provide comic relief

Letters to Santa provide comic relief

Like most people, Christmas is my favorite time of the year.And, like my most people, I enjoy all the many wonders of the holiday – spending tim...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Much respect for Beamer

I read with much interest the recently published article entitled Beamer’s Retirement Emotional for HHS Classmates, and the editorial entitled B...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Beamer deserves better

Beamer deserves better

Normally this space is reserved for coverage of Virginia Tech’s home football games. By now, if you don’t know the Hokies lost 45-43 in fo...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Lucky to have known ‘Lucky’

Lucky to have known ‘Lucky’

Though I never had the pleasure of working with William Daly Woodyard during his 24-year career with The Carroll News, “Lucky,” as he was ...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Stand for something

Stand for something

“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.”This line kept sticking in my head this week as I began to write a co...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Sleepless nights and poopie diapers – the joy of fatherhood

Sleepless nights and poopie diapers – the joy of fatherhood

About a month ago I wrote about turning 40. Today, I write about another life milestone – the birth of my second son, and third child.Our lives ...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


Freedom of Speech is dead

Freedom of Speech is dead

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July 14th, 2015 |  


A newsman looks at 40

A newsman looks at 40

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July 8th, 2015 |