Heaven also begins with an “H”

Heaven also begins with an “H”

Heaven also begins with an “H”For the past twenty or so years, during our annual autumn vacation, my wife and I have made it a point to st...

November 4th, 2016 |  


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 |