TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2019
What’s stopping people from waving goodbye to something that, as they have been known to point out, clearly makes them unhappy? Here are a few theories.
SUNDAY, FEB. 17, 2019
Happy Presidents’ Day Eve.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12, 2019
All sorts of questions come to mind when you’re shoveling snow.
SUNDAY, FEB. 10, 2019
There’s no question about Spokane’s favorite wintertime spectator event.
TUESDAY, FEB. 5, 2019
Apparently there is some disagreement about just which population subset is at the center of the American experience.
SUNDAY, FEB. 3, 2019
I suppose many longtime Spokane residents who did not grow up here have wondered.
TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2019
Let’s turn to marmots this Groundhog Day in what we could call ‘New Punxsutawney’
SATURDAY, JAN. 26, 2019
Avoiding acquaintances in the grocery store doesn’t make you a bad person. It just means you’re not in the mood for a stop-and-chat.
Late last week, I stumbled upon the perfect all-purpose saying for life in Spokane.
TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2019
Why do people hate the New England Patriots?
SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2019
A lot of people in Spokane have been out of sorts this winter because something in their lives has been missing.
TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2019
What if we just agreed to go ahead and pronounce the name of our city ‘Spocaine’?
SUNDAY, JAN. 13, 2019
Have you ever imagined, many years from now and long after you are gone, being that person in the photo no one can recognize?
TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2019
Perhaps Spokane should make a bigger deal out of Bing. Think of how Memphis celebrates Elvis.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6, 2019
Why do so many people in our area choose to live way off by themselves, out in the country?
TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2019
Seeing as how New Year’s resolutions almost always fail, why not aim high at the outset?
SUNDAY, DEC. 30, 2018
It’s almost always best to resist the urge to make self-serving statements that begin “Back when I was a kid.”
MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2018
Sometimes the best gifts, the things that stay with us long after Christmas, are memories.
SUNDAY, DEC. 23, 2018
So here’s my better-late-than-never report on how to keep thieves from stealing packages from your front porch.
You can’t beat a stocking stuffed with festive (and some not so festive) column items. Well, maybe you can. But here goes anyway.
TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2018
Some little kids are so skeptical of Santa. No matter how much compelling evidence you offer, they have doubts. They make a face.
FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2018
There are Spokane residents who don’t know what Christmas is like here.
TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2018
One of the true gifts of the season is the good-natured argument.
SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 2018
Spokane doesn’t have the hardest winters around. But we do have some of the trickiest winter driving.
MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2018
Our nation’s capital has “D.C.” as part of its official name, but out here in the Northwest we are the ones who have to be described in a way that says “No, not that one – the other one.” At least in the minds of some.