Newspaper Columns

 

2014
March 20- Did my stereo survive?
May 23- Yeah, it's a boat, but will it float?
July 22- Beware the car disease
July 25- Sailors are philosophers at heart
August 19- Take a look around, and see what you can see
September 23- Eiffel Tower holds plenty of history
2015
March 13-  Beirut: Paris of the Mideast
November 20- John Wayne liked runny eggs — or how I learned humility
December 23- The holidays are a time to write
2016
March 11- Author got education at sea
May 7- Names really do make a difference
July 10- Naval words, terms common in speech
October 2- Timeless leadership principles
November 13- Storms change lives
December 18- Christmas at Sea
2017
March 4- Hornsby: A 350-ship Navy
April 30- Traditions are important
July 2- Sailing into the mystic
August 20- Twilight at sea
September 24- Lessons learned from Shipwrecks
November 5- Looking for Veterans Day
December 17- Names of ships are fascinating
2018
      February 4- Flags are important symbols
March 11- Education by tour during time in the Navy
June 9 - Food and memories
July 21- Cathedrals: Take a look and see what you take away
September 1- Ships and schools have more in common than you think
October 27- Is the U.S. drifting toward socialism?
2019
      February 20- Coming Home
      March 7- Columnist recalls once catching a 99-ton             'bear' at 400 mph
       March 20- Convertible crazy: confessions of a                   bonafide out-of-control car fantatic
      April 4- Tattoos: Love them or hate them 
       May 2- How I became an officer and a gentleman
      May 15- The last word
      May 30- All Roads Lead to Rodney
      June 13- Phoebe, The Maritime Cat
      June 28- When I Flew Like a Bird
      July 11- Subic Bay; The Real Last Frontier
      July 25- Theodore Bilbo: aka "The Man"
      August 8- My Introduction to Realpolitik
      August 22- Running the Mother Road
      September 5- Peculiar Nature of Southern Crime
      September 19- Forty Acres and a Mule
      October 2- The High Cost of the Race to the Top
      October 16- A Wearable Autobiography
      November 14- The Blink of an Eye
      November 26- Thanksgiving Memories Afloat
      December 12- Redneck Latin
2020
January 16- Stand Down!
January 29- What Privacy?
February 12- The Prison Problem
February 26- Who Speaks for the Animals?
March 11- Has the Military Lost Touch with Society?
March 25- Of Pandemics, Epidemics, and Plagues
April 8- Easter: A Moveable Feast
April 22- Only the Lonely
May 6- Some People Simply Refuse to Believe the Truth
May 20- Sophistication is No Hindrance...
June 3- Memories of Riding the Rails and Hearing that Familiar Sound
June 17 - No One Dies Any More
July 1- My Unlikely Love Affair With the Sea...
July 15- 'Hong Kong Delight'
July 29- Don't Mess with the Postal Service
August 12- Do Memories Deceive Us
August 28- Running Highway 11
September 9- Dial "M" for Moving on 
September 23- Above and Beyond 
October 7- Last Kind Word
October 21- 'Homeward Bound' is a Fantastic Saying to anyone who wonders
November 4- Bruce Down Under
November 18- Sea Stories
December 2- Flags of Our Fathers
December 16- Christmas at Sea
December 31- Funny Money
2021
January 13- Saddlebag Preacher
February 10- Blackboard Jungle
February 25- Doomsday Countdown
March 15- Into the Mystic
March 25- The Last Ship Leaving
April 7- Opinion: Stormy Weather
April 22- A Rose by Any Other Name
May 11- Last Train Smoking
May 21- Veni, Vedi...
June 7- Son of the Right Hand 
June 17- Department of Redundancy Department
July 2- Slim is in Texas
July 19- Roman Candals and Baguettes
July 29- Islands in the Stream
August 13- Widespread Panic
August 27- Signs and Wonders
September 10- Living on Crazy



 

      

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