Dan Ponder

Recent Articles

The decision is yours

Usually I write about elections just after the fact.  More often than not, at some point in the article I lament at how poor the ... Read more

Visiting Wilmington was like discovering an old gem

North Carolina has always been a favorite destination of mine.  I camped in the Smoky Mountains with my parents when I was a child, rented ... Read more

What more can we wish for our loved ones?

It seems like it was just a few hours ago that I sat down to write last week’s column.  This was just another of those ... Read more

Hard work and perseverance yield success

One mistake people often make is estimating how long it will take to get something done.  Have you ever misjudged the time required to build ... Read more