Category: Daniel Moore

Shake the sign

Sometimes you have to go and shake the sign. That is what we discovered when our kids hosted a lemonade stand at our house a few weeks ago. It was the idea of our oldest daughter, who thought it might…

A few acts of kindness can go a long way

A few acts of kindness can go a long way, and I’ve noticed quite a few acts of kindness—done without the expectation of recognition—recently. A few weeks ago I attended the Derrick Memorial Basketball Game. I was sitting on the…

Feel free to disagree, or maybe even to agree

A few months ago, I wrote a column about some reactions we received to our political cartoons. Some of those reactions I considered to be extreme—most of which fell along the lines of liking or disliking Donald Trump. Now, with…

Enjoying children and pinball games

I enjoy an occasional game of pinball. One time, I was playing a pinball game where, if you hit a certain part of the game with a pinball, you received an extra ball, and suddenly you were playing with two…

Star Wars sequels wear me down

I’m a little bit of a Star Wars fan, so every time I watch a Star Wars movie I feel compelled to write about it. Once again, here is a tirade on the new Star Wars movies, done in conversation…

Cartoons and “Fake News”

It started with a mysterious message on the website for The Power County Press and The Aberdeen Times, saying that the two newspapers have drifted into major partisanship. We don’t know which side of the political spectrum the author thought…

New Year’s goal: slow down while driving

Like many of you this time of year, I reflect on things that I could do better, and ways I could improve myself this upcoming year. But I’m not planning on losing weight or quitting any substances. No, this year,…

Rudolph and Jesus teach forgiveness

In the strange digital world we are living in, I recently saw several “news” sources covering this very important story: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was shown on T.V., just like it is every other year for the last 54 years,…