Misunderstood masters of the sea

Three summers ago, while a volunteer with the Bimini Biological Field Station, I experienced the fulfillment of a life-long dream in the clear blue waters surrounding the tiny island of Bimini, the closest Bahamian island to Florida’s shore. As I slipped my fin-clad feet into the balmy water of the Caribbean, I wondered if I […]


This elementary poem was birthed out of utter frustration on a cold, wet day this past November. I thought it an appropriate way to celebrate the nearly one hundred days of rain we’ve enjoyed this winter. Keep in mind that I’m no English major. The insanity begins when: Beating, beating, beating On my head, on […]

Tax code needs revision

Once again we’ve entered that joyous time of the year — tax time! In honor of this celebrated season, I have chosen to devote some attention to our nation’s present tax code. I’m sure many of us, from time to time, have had fantasies of engaging in subversive terrorist activity with the sole intent of […]

Old Testament relevant as guide

As followers of Christ, we Christians spend much time and effort poring over the timeless principles contained in the books of the New Testament, searching for godly wisdom by which to live our lives. This is an entirely noble endeavor which should not be neglected, for these words are the essence of truth and life, […]

Flynt lowers Clinton situation

Throughout the past year, I have been outraged and grieved many a time over the seemingly endless barrage of disturbing revelations that have surfaced concerning our president. Unfortunately, with the passage of time, I become less sensitive. Overexposure tends to have a numbing effect. However, there is one recent development that managed to penetrate the […]