John's columns - 2014

2015 looks promising for county - 12/30/2014

We’re a great, complicated nation, reflecting the world - 12/23/2014

It was a special Texas Gulf Coast White Christmas in 2004, when deep snow blanketed the ground - 12/16/2014

Warm Gulf Coast Christmas in 1979 made for a special reunion - 12/09/2014

Self-driving cars are almost here, but are they a good idea? - 12/02/2014

Two hours of snow is about all I need for a while - 11/25/2014

Can’t wait for commercial Christmas - 11/18/2014

This awkward topic can save your life, like it did mine - 11/11/2014

Why I am so glad that I decided to undergo a colonoscopy - 11/04/2014

The 1996 squeeker tested county’s punch card system - 10/28/2014

Power off - 10/21/2014

Sports talk radio - 10/14/2014

Why the annual county fair section is always special - 10/07/2014

Runaway horn shows how some products blow - 093014

Why would one of the least populated states have the rudest drivers? - 09/23/2014

Bulletin ticket give-away contests have had a long run - 09/16/2014

Lying about jumping off balcony is not very plausible - 09/09/2014

Now serving storms, noodles - 09/02/2014

My Labor Day, off-the-record talk with Gov. Mark White after the 25th state prison inmate killing - 08/26/2014

New phone sparks old memories - 08/19/2014

As summer is coming to a close, so are my roller coaster days - 08/12/2014

Bored and sick, I watch people buy expensive houses - 08/05/2014

If only we could go back in time and make a few small changes in history - 07/29/2014

Celebrating the mosquito may not be all that strange - 07/22/2014

Why the summer is good for anything but what’s important - 07/15/2014

I’m soaking up a luxurious junket - 07/08/2014

Starting our third decade - 07/01/2014

This issue concludes 20 years of publishing: Stay tuned for more - 06/24/2014

Keep reading newspapers for the sake of your puppy - 06/17/2014

Getting my human tune-up - 06/10/2014

Hurricanes are part of summer on Texas coast - 06/03/2014

Bulletin publishing machine tech health almost back to normal - 05/27/2014

Strange ‘bird,’ old ‘bird,’ and mourning real birds - 05/20/2014

If it’s Monday, it must be time for the Bulletin publishing machine’s hard drive to crash - 05/13/2014

My moving thoughts of traffic jams - 05/06/2014

The power of Swiss chocolate on a commercial airliner - 04/29/2014

Park, running around bring out best in grandkids -04/22/2014

Fast food restaurant destruction by woman brings back memories of some crazy stories in Brazoria County - 04/15/2014

Gummy vitamins are a hit with me, but let’s expand on it - 04/08/2014

Cable news’ feeding frenzy over Malaysian airliner hits new highs - 04/01/2014

No need to count votes when elections are pre-determined - 03/25/2014

It’s about time I write a book on my childhood adventure of escaping from communism - 03/18/2014

Twittering is my latest fad, but it’s hard to keep up with latests gadgets - 03/11/2014

We take for granted what people die for elsewhere - 03/04/2014

Heartless, cruel acts against animals can be conteracted with action, kindness - 02/25/2014

Tweets and stories you may not have caught on NBC reveal the full story of Sochi Olympics - 02/18/2014

Mars, Chilli Peppers vs. Plant, Zeppelin: Caching up on my music - 02/11/2014

A lot changes in 100 years, but some things stay the same - 02/04/2014

Why print news types should never get drones - 01/28/2014

The end of the world as we know it - 01/21/2014

We’ve had our two days of winter cold - 01/14/2014

My resolution is to try not to break my resolutions, like last year - 01/07/2014