Category: Daniel Moore

Trump the Bern

Four years ago, in this very column, I made fun of Donald Trump running for president. I may have to swallow my words. If Bernie Sanders is elected, all we can hope for is that Trump pulls through. I stand…

Etiquette is still around

My young son is just beginning to talk. He has two favorite words. These are two words we encourage all children to say. They are, as we say “magic words.” Those words are “thank you.” And this is a problem.…

Hug a Scrooge today

We were watching A Christmas Carol the other day. It was not the real Christmas Carol though, or any of its 1,273 versions, because they are all too scary for three year olds. We were watching the Mr. Magoo Christmas…

Don’t get overly excited for movies

There are some things that are so sacred that should only be talked about in hushed tones. Things so precious they can only be approached with reverence. I’m talking of course about Star Wars. That is my four-year-old self speaking.…

The clichéd life is the happy life

Innovators are out inventing important things. Things that will change the world. Things useful. Things like a camera that won’t allow you to take clichéd pictures. Okay, I don’t know if a camera that won’t let you take pictures is…

Can’t get away from James Taylor

On occasion I listen to an internet radio station named “Pandora.” On Pandora, you put in an artist or a song and it plays music similar to that artist or song. Then, when you particularly like a song, you hit…

What’s wrong with kids these days?

One of the highlights of my job here at The Power County Press is covering high school sports. I’ve really enjoyed it. This is a surprise, since sports was not something I participated in much. That is a shame. I…

Bond action not as hard as fatherhood

I recently watched a commercial for the new James Bond movie. In the movie, 007 is driving a truck with a beautiful woman who must be very important to the plot (well, it is a James Bond film) while an…

Summer movie guide: More of the same

We are now in the midst of the summer movie season, a time when our kids, intelligent from nine months of school, are dropped off at the theater, where they come out a grade behind. As one movie review I…