Radical Civility

Radical Civility

By Bob Houghtaling A significant portion of my job is working with young people regarding leadership, problem solving and critical thinking. These skills can help prepare students become more capable citizens. I wrote this article shortly after an EGHS Philosophy Club...
Ain’t That the Truth

Ain’t That the Truth

By Bob Houghtaling To Whom it May Concern, Contrary to comments recently made there is something known as the truth. In addition, the pursuit of it matters. While some might argue that truth is merely perception they are confusing the honesty of perception. There is a...
John

John

By Bob Houghtaling Lights of honor Shine on high The wings of sailors Adorn the sky For we the people Who look for stars To guide us through This life bizarre Today such an angel Entered that realm Like those before him He’s taken the helm A journey so harsh Yet...
Dear Graduating Seniors

Dear Graduating Seniors

By Bob Houghtaling Dear Graduating Seniors, Congratulations! I am hoping that you, your family and friends will find time to celebrate this important occasion. Before leaving town for vacation, work, the military, or school, I would like to ask for a moment of...
Democracy Is Coming

Democracy Is Coming

By Bob Houghtaling You may wonder why a drug counselor would be writing about politics and how we choose our leaders. It is my opinion that who we choose to lead us, and how we prioritize where funding is allocated, are important concerns. In addition, politics are a...