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John's columns 2018

Let’s get physical: My annual trek to the doctor for a check up - November 11, 2018

Sit back and eatch the robots do the work: We have come a long way since that rented, rickety vacuum cleaner - November 4, 2018

Want to stop springing forward? - November 27, 2018

The story of Thanksgiving: For a short time, Pilgrims and native Americans celebrated together - November 20, 2018

Political campaigns have always been a messy business - November 13, 2018

The (almost) holiday season upon us, and I’m ready - November 6, 2018

What would you do with $1Billion?

Sharing stories with the young airman just out of boot camp - October 23, 2018

Grilled chicken, news for lunch: My friendly encounter with a fellow diner about the minimum wage - October 16, 2018

How I teamed up with Commissioner Plaster to come up with a new story angle on the fair - October 9, 2018

When color TVs were the message - October 2, 218

Fake news weather - September 25, 2018

Some things should not be small - September 18, 2018

There may come a day when we won’t have minivans - September 11, 2018

How I wound up driving a push-button transmission car - September 4, 2018

Without a free press and freedom of speech, our government would control what you see, hear, read - August 28, 2018

Looking for homegrown products? Find a local market - August 21, 2018

Just jump: Why adults sometimes hesitate and kids just do - August 14, 2018

Shopping for back-to-school clothes doesn’t mean that summer is over - August 7, 2018

Those lazy-hazy-crazy days of summer on the Gulf Coast - July 31, 2018

My take on why professional soccer is not that popular in U.S. - July 24, 2018

Smell that fresh coffee - July 18, 2018

How a local prosecutor helped expose our broken state prison system - July 10. 2018

The Bulletin starts 25th year of publishing - July 2, 2018

The old green van has seen some better days - June 26, 2018

Technology is great, but slowing it down is even better - June 19, 2018

See your mail before it hits the PO box - June 12, 2018

My thoughts after a funeral - Jume 5, 2018

Growing up in the 1970s was less complicated than today - May 29, 2018

Graduation season sprouts many memories - May 22, 2018

After 50 years, I finally got my single records - May 15, 2018

But it has a special meaning for most people, including me - May 8, 2018

We all have a skin in this game of life - May 1, 2018

You know what I’m sayin’? Maybe, like, you know... - April 24, 2018

Mission accomplished, but the trip was not pleasant - April 17, 2018

The power company’s power of runaround imagination - April 10, 2018

The Bulletin now exists in a newer computing machine, but change is hard - April 3, 2018

Watching these shows can be risky because they’re addictive - March 27, 2018

March 20, 1966 was not just another Sunday for me as a 10-year-old - March 20, 2018

Voting the modern way - No more wheels to turn - March 13, 2018

The ‘spring vacation’ train ride from the East to the West forever changed my life 52 years ago - March 6, 2018

When stocks nose-dive, I take a break from looking at them - February 27, 2018

Sometimes political battles are lost before they’re won - February 20, 2018

Some of my real ramblings - February 13, 2018

Stick-shifting in Europe is not one of my strong points - February 6, 2018

I made it to the movies to see "The Post" - January 30, 2018

The TV was on the blink and I knew how to fix it, but the adults freaked out and wouldn’t let me - January 23, 2018

Some of my discoveries while radio dial-hopping worldwide - January 16, 2018

It’s a new year, so here we go again with more resolutions - January 9, 2018

I still like writing checks - January 2, 2018