Dr. Ron Barnes

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

Recent Stories

Column: Never forget, our children are watching us

Our children are watching … ... as we model the obligations of citizenship

Column: Whose day?

A few weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day. It was on my calendar! But for the life of me, I can’t find Father’s Day on the calendar.

Column: Life’s Lessons - Part 3

Here is the third, and final, column of significant lessons that have impacted my life.

Column: Life lessons, part two

As promised, here is the second column of significant lessons that have impacted my life.

Column: Looking back

I’ll soon be entering my 87th year on this magnificent rolling ball of a planet.

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.

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