For the last two weeks, I tried to be a better person. But I’ve concluded that I’m fine with being an OK person. Let’s start with week one. That’s the week that I tried being disciplined, .
Manhattan High School recently wrapped up its fall parent-teacher conferences, generally one of the first signs that fall is upon us. While the cooler weather is nice, I was never too fond of my parents interacting with my teachers. By .
By the time you are reading this, I will already have finished my second-ever attendance at the Walnut Valley Festival in my hometown of Winfield. And, if any of you remember my 24-hour diary from Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek .
I’m not happy about the cold weather we’ve been having over the last few days, but I can appreciate it in at least this one respect: it’s an excuse for the sad state of my poor, dying .
If I could pick any aspect of daily living is hardest for me in my adult life, it would be maintaining a tidy, organized home. I’ve been contemplating whether I am capable of change or whether I should just .
Depression a dangerous monster You’ve probably read something about depression since Robin Williams committed suicide. Yes, in the end he was a man who could make anyone happy but himself. The danger here, since Robin was famous and tributes .
If the roads seem a little more crowded this week, it’s because almost 25,000 students are starting classes Monday. It’s move-in weekend at K-State, and it makes me nostalgic for my recently finished college years. I graduated from the .
While I was perusing the Twitter Thursday night, I saw a tweet from a friend that read, “Butterscotch candies give me life.” I chuckled and as a courtesy, I “favorited” it — also known as “starring” in Twitter-speak. Then a voice .
I’ll never forget the conversation I had with my wife. It was November 2012, and we’d just parked our car outside of a Topeka pet store that we often visited to look at puppies. We’d just visited a .
Help. I’m afraid I’m being watched. I’m not sure whether somebody’s following me, tapping my phone or screening my emails, but somehow, my ideas are being stolen — specifically, my business ideas. See, the evidence is stacked. .
There’s never been a time when the county fair hasn’t been a part of my life, so I get a little excited when I see those Ferris wheels go up every year. This is largely because I’m .
I am a person who likes things far too much, and few things show this more clearly than my love of the Beatles. So when I recently had the opportunity to see Paul McCartney perform live, I knew it would .
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