The course you take in life is largely determined by how much trouble you are willing to get in along the way. Depending on your outlook, the road ahead may be slow and smooth, or fast and bumpy. If you are immune to danger, you will lead a life of reckless abandon complete with higher peaks and deeper valleys. Aviators are like that. If you are like me, however, risk aversion is part of your make-up and one of the worst things that can happen to you is to find yourself in trouble. I suspect that most people are somewhere…

Although there are Americans in harm’s way right now, and although we vow to never forget, I think that some of us do. And then, unexpectedly, we stumble upon a video that brings it all back again and renews our commitment to remember those who have fallen, those who bear the scars, and those who still serve in dangerous, far away places. Click on the video to watch a touching, dignified airport ceremony for a fallen Soldier. We who were in the military sometimes forget that there is an American spirit that resides within all of us – not just…

For the second year in a row, a group of cartoonists (Todd Clark (Lola), Steve Moore (In the Bleachers), Jeff Myers (animator/director for shows like Phineas & Ferb, Rick and Morty and King of the Hill)) plus Jeff’s two sons and me ventured into the wilderness of Idaho just to see if we would all come back. We called it Man Camp because there were no females among us, but mostly because cartoonists don’t get to do outdoorsy stuff very often and it sounded cool. Risky? Yes. The consensus among the group was that the only thing that would keep…

Anyone who rides a motorcycle will tell you that Sturgis is happening right now. For those not familiar with Sturgis, it is a small town in South Dakota that attracts thousands of riders each year for its motorcycle festival. This year, Medal of Honor recipient Gary Wetzel (see video below) was injured in a crash on the way to the event. He went into surgery on Tuesday and is recovering at a local hospital. If you would like to send your best wishes to him, you can send him a card at: Gary G Wetzel PO Box 84 Oak Creek,…

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