For Mom

I notice that Mother’s Day comes not a long time before school gets out for the summer.

Beware the zapper

Something there is that makes things disappear, and then makes them reappear in unexpected places.

Communism kills, Part 1

It has been nearly 170 years since German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote the second bestselling book of all time, The Communist Manifesto.

Hope to hear buzzing

I’m glad some folks have reported recently that they’ve seen swarms of honey bees. I haven’t seen the first lone bee this spring, and I’ve been looking.

Eye for an eye

On Monday, a day after many will celebrate the resurrection of Christ, the state of Arkansas will begin a series of executions. Over the course of 11 days, seven men will undergo lethal injection. Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s decision to pull the trigger on these executions has sparked protest and harsh criticism nationwide.

Confessions of a ham

I just finished acting in a play at East Arkansas Community College. It’s something I do every chance I get. Wanting to be on stage is like a disease with me. I guess you could say I’m a ham that can’t be cured.

The surveillance state

Government operatives collected the communication data from Donald Trump and his transition team before he was sworn into office.