Category: "Personal Notes"

From the mouths of babes

Two conversations with my children on Monday night. With my 3-year old son who is sitting in the back seat of the car as I drive him home from preschool: Son: Dad, I have a big bugger.Me:  What are you going to do with it?Son: I want to wipe it on yo… more »

My New Years Resolutions

Happy 2011 to all my friends and readers.  There's an old tradition of making "resolutions" for the New Year and although I usually skip that particular step in the festivities, this year I'm thinking of a few things I want to be sure to do.  I'll list a… more »

Less Intense Monday: Spectacular images of the power of nature

Due to the fact that I have a Sunday evening radio show, I'm going to move toward less demanding blogging for Mondays (since I generally write a blog note the night before it's published.)  Instead, for Mondays, I'll aim to guide you toward interesting a… more »

Merry Christmas

To all of my friends and readers who celebrate today's holiday, I, your not-too-religious Jewish columnist, wish you the merriest possible Christmas. more »

Happy Thanksgiving

On this Thanksgiving day, I'm thankful for my family, for being mostly healthy, and for living in the greatest country in the world while hoping to help return it to a place of more freedom rather than less, more self-determination rather than more Nanny… more »

Irish eyes aren't smiling

Yesterday, the stock market and almost all commodities got smashed along with a rise in the US dollar following confusion about whether Ireland would or would not accept some form of bailout from the EU. It's a replay in many important ways of the situ… more »

Join me tonight at Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) at Old Chicago in Lakewood

Please join me and Ryan Call (Chairman of the Denver GOP) as we're the invited guests to speak at and, more importantly, speak with the Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour group this evening. The event is at Old Chicago, 145 Union Blvd, Lakewoo… more »

Blog commenting now requires blog registration

Due to the literally hundreds of spam comments I've received (and deleted) in the past two days, I've made a couple of changes to the comment functionality on the site. First, I have closed comments for all posts older than early September, 2010, and I… more »

Happy Birthday to me

I'm taking a day away from blogging as I visit Maryland for my mom's 70th birthday and my 45th birthday. Christopher Sanders will be guest-hosting Backbone Radio this Sunday. more »

The Legendary Shack Shakers

"Wow!" That was all any of us (me, my wife, my friend Rusty, and his wife) could say as we walked out of New Orleans' "One Eyed Jacks" nightclub after seeing The Legendary Shack Shakers play a jaw-dropping 75 minutes of music best described by Rusty as… more »
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