The View From Planet Kerth: Nobody goes down at the end of Lonely Street in Margaritaville
Published 12/03/2013 at 10:20 a.m.
You're driving down the road and that song comes on the radio that forces your hand to reach for the volume knob.
The View From Planet Kerth: When it comes to calendars, it's a game of hide and seek
Published 11/25/2013 at 11:18 a.m.
Look, it's not as if I haven't given it a fair shake, but this whole calendar thing just isn't working out for me.
The View From Planet Kerth: Battling the elements and the remorse of chances lost
Published 11/18/2013 at 12:34 p.m.
Several years ago, after hunting deer with my father from dawn until dusk in a cold November Wisconsin drizzle, Dad and I returned right at sunset to the screened porch of the cottage to swap our guns for fishing rods.
The View From Planet Kerth: Finding your furniture a step ahead of the vultures
Published 11/11/2013 at 1:32 p.m.
I knew you could be arrested for a lot of things, but I was surprised to learn that you could be hauled in for your taste in interior decorating.
The View From Planet Kerth: Soaring to heights where only spooked cats dare to go
Published 11/04/2013 at 10:24 a.m.
Not long ago I got an e-mail from a reader named Dave J., who had read one of my columns and liked it.
The View From Planet Kerth: The real story behind the queen mother of all hickeys
Published 10/28/2013 at 1:58 p.m.
When you spend close to 40 years in high schools — first as a student, and then as a teacher — you see a lot of hickeys. Or you see a lot of turtleneck shirts worn on 90-degree days, "Just ...
The View From Planet Kerth: Just to be clear, let's watch those voluminous words
Published 10/21/2013 at 1:20 p.m.
Some years back, at a school where I used to teach, I took part in a group that looked at how hard it was for kids to read some of the stuff we asked them to read.
The View From Planet Kerth: Chuckle like a Czechoslovakian, sting like a bee
Published 10/15/2013 at 1:24 p.m.
As I watched the fat bumblebee nuzzle over the hollyhocks this morning, I thought of Emil Skampa, our next-door neighbor more than 50 years ago.
The View From Planet Kerth: The verdict is finally in about those clucking nuggets
Published 10/07/2013 at 4:18 p.m.
According to The American Journal of Medicine, researchers in Mississippi (the state, not the river) have found that if you order chicken nuggets at a certain national food chain, you have less than a 50/50 chance of getting actual chicken ...
The View From Planet Kerth: Step away from the Handi-Wipes and reach for the sky
Published 09/30/2013 at 4:44 p.m.
It's getting to the point where you can't have any fun anymore. Unless, that is, you enjoy rules and restrictions. If so, then life is a laugh-riot.
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