Dan Ponder

When your cell phone is missing

It finely happened to me. I spent this past weekend at Compass Lake. There was no one but me; no family, no friends, no dog. ... Read more

Another happy birthday to me

These birthdays come relentlessly now and nothing seems to slow them down. I haven’t figured what to do with last year’s gifts before the new ... Read more

It’s that time of year again

It is hard hold back the excitement as the big day approaches. It consumes you as you find yourself watching television, listening to the radio ... Read more

It’s time to talk about the long- suffering face of democracy

It wasn’t an accident that our recent trip to Europe included countries of the former Warsaw Pact. I have long had an interest in Eastern ... Read more