A Philosopher In Every School

By Bob Houghtaling In the midst of arguments about the roles guns play in our society I offer this simple solution. We need more philosophers in schools. Sure, metal detectors are important. Sure, resource officers are fabulous. And, sure, new laws must make it more...

Dear Parents: Much Can Be Done

By Bob Houghtaling Dear Parents and Caregivers, This is not about politics. This is not about blame. This is not about taking away people’s rights. Gun violence is something that needs to be confronted. For a two-week period I’ve been answering calls pertaining to...
Celebrating Martin

Celebrating Martin

By Bob Houghtaling As we take a moment to reflect upon the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I think it is imperative to recognize that his work is not done. Let us hope that America will continue to pursue fairness for all. Sometimes such things get lost when our...

A Moment’s Reflection

By Bob Houghtaling Winter’s chill is upon us, which for many people around here means that the Holidays are near. While the hustle and bustle of the time can be frustrating, let’s not lose sight of what these seasonal celebrations are intended for. It goes without...