As we age, we forget many things. However, some things we never forget; when we remember them, we get emotional. You might even smile or start crying.
John McCain is fond of saying, "It's always darkest just before it goes totally black." According to a February report by Amnesty International, human rights "reached a nadir" in 2015. Not quite. The past 12 months prove that even when you hit bottom, there is always room to sink.
The poem "The Night Before Christmas" is an enduring American Christmas tradition, but few know its history or realize its impact on how we celebrate Christmas.
Christmas has arrived. We know this not by a simple glance at the calendar, of course.
When I was 6 years old, I had a paper route. I am sure of this because one of my customers gave my mother a handwritten note I put in her newspaper.
Donald Trump has inspired so much fear among his Republican comrades that he no longer has to issue harsh tweets when they misbehave. They do it themselves.
The terrorist who hijacked a truck in Berlin and ran over and killed 12 people, maiming and wounding 48 more, in that massacre in the Christmas market, has done more damage than he could imagine.
Each year, Santa does his final interviews with the media two days before he begins his long Christmas Eve journey.
Namaste and Merry Christmas to everyone from a person belonging to an ancient Dharma (religion).
On Dec. 19, radio host Charlie Sykes completed his last broadcast for WTMJ in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Generally, Columbus city council meetings are attended by familiar faces, a small group of citizens who regularly monitor the meetings and, on occasion, speak during the citizens' input portion.
In the presidential campaign, no issue separated Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton more starkly than abortion.
Those expecting to feast on the splendor of a fashion icon in the movie "Jackie" may feel misled.
On some issues, there is no avoiding controversy and the inevitable wounds that go with them.
I'm a newspaper reporter. I'm 59 years old. I wear a lot of tweed.
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