Fun with Shrapnel

The Derby is contagious and outrageous

Growing up in Louisville, the Derby has always been a part of my life.

In Visible Ink

Raise the wage

Earlier this month, I testified before Metro Council’s Community Affairs Committee as they consider legislation mandating a citywide raise of the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour.

Summary of My Discontent

New holidays

If there’s one thing we Americans love, it’s our Jefferson-given right to life, liberty and the pursuit of taking off our pants and sipping a few cold ones in the recliner.

Fun with Shrapnel

I will not learn Klingon

I’ve admitted I’m a geek. After I broke down and attended my first con, I couldn’t deny it anymore. It has been a struggle.

Keeping Up with the Jones

Pan-African Studies ends the Saturday Academy

Let me be as direct as possible and not bury the lead.

In Visible Ink

Lost youth, found solutions

April Corbin documented in her April 2 LEO Weekly news story that Louisville’s urban youth “feel lost and without role models, opportunities and hope for the future.” I offer thes

Summary of My Discontent

The election-year drinking game

OK, kids, gather ’round.

Fun with Shrapnel

Puis-je partager vos biscuits?

Recently, I shared a story of growing up poor and learning to see my way out of poverty. When I wrote the piece, I was working with Dress for Success on a fundraiser.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Another fine, messy session

In Ronnie Ellis we trust. Almost a month ago, the political guru told KET’s statewide audience about a spectacular distraction at the Capitol.

Fun with Shrapnel

Stardate: Toddlerhood 001

I was under the impression that temper tantrums were delayed until at least 18 months of age, under the general jurisdiction of the Terrible 2s. How very wrong I have been.