Published Humor

From my current weekly column at the Rock Island Argus and Moline Dispatch:

I stick my toe in the waters of Illinois politics and get bitten: The Number One Man for the Number Two Spot (600 words).

The Weekend I Spent a Month in Ohio (600 words).

From my former Aledo (Ill.) Times-Record weekly column:

The veener of civilization wears thin during midwestern summers: Me Like Corn (600 words).

Travel writing at its wettest: Adventures in Dairyland (675 words).

A few columns from my days as Baby Boomer Humor contributing editor at

With a family as clueless as mine, you have to spell it out:
Let's Take the "Fun" Out of "Funeral"
(1,100 words).

My wartime experiences lacked one crucial element--war:
End of an Era (1,100 words).