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The Gods must be crazy

The Gods must be crazy

Maybe it’s us and not the gods that are crazy.

August 31, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Down but not out

Down but not out

I do these short essays hoping that my experience might help others.

August 31, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Short Short Story Contest latest entries!

Short Short Story Contest latest entries!

We asked, and readers over the past two weeks responded with submissions of short stories of less than 25 words.  Below are the ones that came in. We will print any and all sent to us each week until the end of August. Readers are invited to send us a short story of up to [...]

August 31, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Dredging controversy between Lido and Siesta Key

Dredging controversy between Lido and Siesta Key

Modern America not only wants to swim at the beach, we want to build elaborate homes on the closest precipice to the sea as possible and then insist on maintaining our own little prayer rug of sand downstairs from our living room.

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

At least we don’t sacrifice virgins anymore

At least we don’t sacrifice virgins anymore

Our sacrifice will stymie global warming, or whatever it’s called now. Not really.

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Cuba, all over again

Cuba, all over again

Florida is as close as we’ll get to Cuba. What happens there is important to us.

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Short Short Story Contest latest entries!

Short Short Story Contest latest entries!

We asked, and readers over the past two weeks responded with submissions of short stories of less than 25 words.  Below are the ones that came in. We will print any and all sent to us each week until the end of August. Readers are invited to send us a short story of up to [...]

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

A poem and its inspiration…

A poem and its inspiration…

The following was sent in by reader Daniel Zumbro. My muse – (what lead me to writing my below piece). There’s something about being alone; the solitude perhaps, or it being a Sunday. I’m not sure. In the late Johnny Cash’s song: “Sunday morning Coming Down,” he wrote a couple lines about how a Sunday [...]

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

It’s Et tu, Brute Time

It’s Et tu, Brute Time

The last two decades feature some questionable political behavior.

August 16, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Of Senators and statesmen

Of Senators and statesmen

They say that Kerry covets a Nobel Peace Prize. I suspect he shan’t have one.

August 16, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »