Dr. Ron Barnes

Dr. Ron Barnes is a columnist for The Daily Courier.

Recent Stories

Column: Pondering quotas

I believe my car’s turn signal only has so many clicks in it.

Column: Nothing quite like a mom

It’s waking up sick and she’s there holding my hand.

Column: Things to know before you say ‘I do’

June is around the corner, a month when a great many weddings are scheduled.

Column: Understanding language means looking for the melody

When I was a kid, one of my heroes was Tom Sawyer. There were days when I thought about becoming Huck Finn, but I wasn’t cut out for the role.

Column: The lesson

It was my first year in graduate school. And my first class. The teacher introduced himself and I took an immediate dislike of him.

Column: A life lesson

Travel back with me to January 1942.

Column: Spring is calling, celebrate by climbing a tree

I love spring; always have. Especially when I was a kid, growing up in Kansas City.

Column: Books are no longer the treasure they once were

Increasingl, I am developing and reaffirming an insight which is abhorrent to me.

Column: Childish envy in the adult world

Ah, the wonderful world of children! And how much we can learn from them.

Column: High performers

I’ve been lucky during my life to work with and know a number of high performers.

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