Mar 9, 2014 by winjaw
(With all the great new restaurants opening in town recently, I’m dusting off an old column about one of my favorites from years...
Mar 2, 2014 by winjaw
Sometimes I get a yearning for a certain kind of food. Might be hamburgers one day, crawfish another. Or one of my favorites, a...
Feb 23, 2014 by winjaw
Like any business, there are days when you hear the expression “I’ll be glad when this day is over” a lot around...
Feb 17, 2014 by winjaw
(In honor of Valentine’s Day, I have decided to not run my annual “Obligatory Day” post. Instead, something a little different...
Feb 9, 2014 by winjaw
I have never been particularly fond of Facebook.
To me, it seems almost the social media equivalent of stalking. Everyone joins to...
Jan 28, 2014 by winjaw
To this day, I can recite the Quadratic Formula. I can do this thanks to Mrs. Brewer, my eighth-grade algebra teacher.
She came up...
Jan 20, 2014 by winjaw
Reading through the newspaper over the last few days, I’ve come to a couple of conclusions.
One is that liberals and conservatives...
Jan 12, 2014 by winjaw
Ah, the joys of running a newspaper.
Alert readers probably noticed something a wee bit amiss with last Saturday’s newspaper. If you...
Dec 29, 2013 by winjaw
I think we will just wrap this past Christmas up in a box and hide it somewhere in the attic, never to be remembered.
The intent was...
Dec 15, 2013 by winjaw
Ever have one of those days when you walk into your home and you know something isn’t right with the cosmos?
Happened to me the...
Dec 2, 2013 by winjaw
“Forward, the Light Brigade!”
Was there a man dismay’d ?
Not tho’ the soldier knew
Some one had...
Nov 17, 2013 by winjaw
(The Little Black Dress has taken over the column today)
Sometimes a woman’s gotta do what a woman’s gotta do.
Nov 11, 2013 by winjaw
One of the most agonizing feelings any parent goes through is seeing one’s child in pain.
This is more so when you know there is...
Nov 4, 2013 by winjaw
People collect different things. Stamps, baseball cards, coins, scars, strep throat.
I collect wise words. My favorites usually come...
Oct 23, 2013 by winjaw
“The most dangerous risk of all– the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the...
Oct 21, 2013 by winjaw
I was on vacation a few days last week, so here’s something from the archives. And yes, I’ll be writing about our latest...
Oct 14, 2013 by winjaw
Something a little different today – a combination editorial and column buttressed by yet another column.
Based on the Sound...
Oct 9, 2013 by winjaw
Always be yourself.
Unless … you can be a pirate.
Then always be a pirate.
Oct 7, 2013 by winjaw
The other day I got a note from my dad.
It was, shall we say, old school. Not an email or text message, but rather a handwritten note....
Sep 29, 2013 by winjaw
“I know Latin.”
The first words spoken to me when I came home from work the other day.
Youngest SON of Thunder, who made that...
Sep 25, 2013 by winjaw
Wow – so we just hit, as you will see in the title, our 100th Wise Word.
Applause, applause, applause.
Sep 18, 2013 by winjaw
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something in your life.”
Sep 16, 2013 by winjaw
A day late, sorry about that.
I consider myself, for the most part, a fairly calm person. By that I mean there’s not a lot that...
Sep 9, 2013 by winjaw
Youngest SON of Thunder has taken to the couch a lot lately.
He is, to put it simply, a walking petri dish of Streptococcal...
Sep 4, 2013 by winjaw
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you to test a man’s character, give him power.
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