It kind of snuck up on me, this getting old thing.
If you hang around long enough in the newspaper business, at least on the editorial side, you manage to get to know quite a few CEOs, company presidents and the like.
Maria and I were driving to the finals of Long Beach Searches For The Greatest Storyteller on Monday when the NPR guy started talking about China devaluing the yuan.
I love my country, and all that it affords me — freedom to speak my mind, pursuit of success and happiness, the ability to worship as I choose, an expectation of representation in government and the chance to participate in selection of those representatives.
In this age of #metoo (that's hashtag me too for readers of my generation), it feels a little wrong, maybe even a little dangerous, to write a column about men.