“Happy Holidays” and hanging with “The Most Interesting Man in the World”

If you missed it yesterday, please check out our 2015 Christmas Newsletter. The post is worth the read, and includes some great pictures. This morning, unfortunately, I'm sick. So I'll just post this photograph from last night's WFPC choir party, and then redirect you to my "Happy Holidays" column at Wake Forest Today. If I …

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Crossing the line: Chick-Fil-A and our responsibility to protect opinion

Someone is crossing the line of separation between state and religion, and it's not Chick-Fil-A. or many years, the mainstay of my public writing was "Opinion." My weekly "Op-Ed" column for the Tampa Tribune ran in several local editions and - occasionally - on the main editorial pages. Sometimes my thoughts even garnered national attention. …

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Amy Winehouse. Norway. Light. Life.

For several years - circa 1999 to around 2008 - I penned a weekly "op-ed" column that ran in anywhere from one to eight local newspapers. Twice - before staff writers decided freelance work should not qualify - I won top honors at the Florida Press Association's annual awards banquet. I especially miss the sense …

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