Columns

Tracy K. Lorenz / Outside Chance

July 12, 2019

Pinehurst (revisited) Editor’s Note: Consistent readers may have noted that Tracy Lorenz never takes a week off. Well, this week is different. He is on his way to the Pinehusrt golf weekend as he is every year, so to honor that august event – despite ...

Positive psychology

July 12, 2019

Empathy “No one cares how much you know unless they know how much you care.” This statement, often attributed to President Theodore Roosevelt, was paraphrased by a candidate as he delivered his closing remarks at the Primary debates last week. ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

July 12, 2019

Commercials I took some advertising classes in college and if I remember correctly advertising is supposed to make people want to buy your product. If you (the company) were really committed you’d develop an entire advertising campaign and that repeatability ...

Tracy K. Lorenz / With Fresh Eyes

July 12, 2019

Summer Celebration This column is mostly for people who live in West Michigan, it’s about “Summer Celebration,” the now-defunct yearly eleven-day music festival that took place this time every year.  I wrote the reviews for the Muskegon ...

Tracy K. Lorenz / Outside Chance

July 12, 2019

Buck Barry Kids today (by crackie!) are missing out when it comes to after school entertainment. Sure there’s Sponge Bob and Dora and a bunch of other cartoons that SCREAM AT YOU EVERY SECOND and promote liberal agendas but none of them are homegrown, ...

With Fresh Eyes ...

July 12, 2019

The Call of Summer The arrival of June summons remembrances that, to this day, evoke distant yet distinct images of youthful, carefree existence. Returning to my long-ago elementary school days, now clouded in a pensive and nostalgic haze, the end of the ...