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Column: Movie Madness

Movies are a part of the fabric of life, much in the same way that denim is a part of blue jeans. It would be impossible to imagine one without the other.

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Humor: Toddler Trouble

This columnist and his wife were enjoying a meal out and were unexpectedly treated to some free live entertainment — young families with toddlers.

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Humor: A Mild Midwinter

We in the Midwest all know, no nice weather ever goes unpunished. We’re going to pay for this; it’s just a matter of when and how.

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Humor: Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine’s Day is a tricky time for us guys. Our culture expects men to be strong and silent and stoic, but Valentine’s Day demands that we show our softer side.

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Column: Fatherhood

Of all the projects that a guy takes on during his lifetime – including adding indoor plumbing – none is more life-changing than becoming a father, Jerry says.

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Humor: Tractor Rivalry

Columnist Jerry Nelson is a John Deere man, but he has to admit . . . he once had an International Harvester mistress.

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Humor: Coping With Cold

Columnist Jerry Nelson reflects on the terrors and delights of dealing with frigid, cold weather in the country as a child.

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