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Square Dancing

My wife, 17-year-old daughter and my mom love to watch Dancing With The Stars. Me, not so much, although I..

Panty Raid

In our legal system, you are innocent until proven guilty. I don’t have a law degree, but I’ve watched enough..

Grad Dad

Ladies and gentlemen, our now-18-year-old daughter has graduated from high school. The past few weeks have been significant for us..

Up, Up And Away

Ron Nagasawa is on vacation. This column originally was published May 16, 2012. Well, it’s that time of the year..

Momma’s Boy

The other Saturday, I decided I would take my mom to get her hair done. Normally, my kid sister does..


The other night, my wife and 17-year-old daughter had just come back from my brother’s house, which is just down..

Breaking Bad

I have a younger sister and brother. Our sister is a year younger than I am, and our brother a..

Fashion Police

My mom will turn 80 this year. She’s in good shape and can still get around, although she no longer..

Knuckle Head

I am happy to report that so far I’ve survived eight months of my MMA Boot Camp training. We have..

Dumpster Diving

As all the readers of my column probably know, our 17-year-old daughter is graduating from high school this year. With..

A Feminine Touch

The other week I was sitting around at home, trying to decompress from a rough day at the office. While..

Mood Lighting

The older I get, the more I need to rely on good lighting. As it is, I have to wear..

Back To The Future

I really feel lucky to be working for a company that continues to stay on the cutting edge of technology...

Hard Liquor

I’ve mentioned in the past that, in my position as publisher of MidWeek, my wife and I receive quite a..

Curb Appeal

We had some pretty nice weather the other weekend, so I decided to catch up with some yardwork at home...

Dress Rehearsal

If there’s one thing that I really hate to do, it’s to go clothes shopping with my wife and 17-year-old..

You Talking To Me?

This column originally was published Feb. 8, 2012. Probably one of the best things I did in 2011 was to..