Point of No Return

Diabolical geniuses just don’t exist all that much

One of the joys of watching crime dramas on television or in the movies is the cat-and-mouse game often played between a brilliant criminal and the detectives who eventually get out in front of the evil mastermind through a combination of hard work and a bit of cleverness of their own.

Guinness still recognizing greatness 60 years later

It had to be a startling scene for anyone who happened to pass by the park on that summer morning in 1979.

The end of summer? More like the beginning of fall!

Labor Day weekend.

Those three words alone can generate a plethora of emotions across the board. They actually work together to constitute one word in our reality, joining “Memorial Day weekend” and “Fourth of July” as the sacred trinity of important summer benchmarks for our community — the beginning, the heart and the end of another summer season.

Williams’ humor, kindness will not be forgotten

When one is in elementary school, opportunities to express one’s individuality are few and far between.

They are athletes, for sure, but also good sports

Sometimes, it is the smallest gesture that can have the greatest impact.

Clayton gets its marker, and brings us all together

Some words are simply synonymous with others, for one reason or another.

Kickstarter the place to be for sidedish dreams

I’m beginning to finally wrap my mind around the notion that I am becoming old.

Can you feel nostalgic over the OJ car chase?

Tuesday apparently marked the 20th anniversary of the most boring thing that’s ever been put on television — a seminal moment in history that quite-possibly sprung the birth of reality television, caused much of the free world to simulataneously stare in a state of disbelief like Dr. Evil was spinning a giant hypnotic wheel from the moon and most likely caused the Ford Bronco to stop being manufactured.

A legend moves on, and we are lesser for it

I’ve been influenced by many great writers over the years. It’s important to note that I wrote “influenced” there, because I can’t say with a completely clear conscience that I was ever able to pick up any of their talent or secrets.

So, yeah, we got beat once again in cornhole

Throughout the history of recorded time, there have been two absolute, undeniable truths.

More killings — more questions unanswered

So, I got into a bit of a debate with some friends over the Memorial Day weekend.

A new season brings with it new goals

There are so many things for us as a community to be grateful for as we embark on another voyage into a summer season.

We indeed have free speech — to a point

Racism has again entered the nation’s conversation lately, as people have responded to the insidious remarks made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling in a recording reportedly made without his knowledge by his admitted mistress.

What can I say? I am definitely a momma’s boy

The notion of “family” has been in my mind quite a bit lately.

Bobdozer heading west, and it’s a little sad

There is something absolutely gut-wrenching about having to say goodbye to someone you genuinely care about, and I’m certain most of you have had to go through this on more than one occasion.

Exciting journey, for sure, but still stupid

The notion of being a “stowaway” has intrigued me from the time I was a child.

Job-rankings should be a personal choice

CareerCast, a website that focuses on career advice and salary listings, recently examined 200 jobs that have the most employees in the nation, based on numbers acquired from the United States Department of Labor.

Enjoy every second of life while you still can

I’m a firm believer that no matter what we accomplish in life, or how many things we are able to acquire over the course of our lifetimes, one certainty awaits us all — we’re eventually going to run out of batteries.

Time to spring right into baseball season

Mondays have proven to be the bane of my existence over the years.

The white flag is raised — winter beats me up

There’s an ominous line that is repeated often in the HBO show, “Game of Thrones,” that often sends shudders up and down the spines of the central characters whenever it is uttered.

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