TR Kerth: The Whole Nine Yards

Kerth: It’s time to have zero tolerance for zero-tolerance rules

Several years ago, when I coached high school varsity girls’ soccer, one of my players was caught at a police-raided party where alcohol was present. Because the school had a zero-tolerance policy regarding alcohol, Nancy G faced both academic and athletic punishments that included missing one-third of her senior soccer season.

Kerth: Holding the world in the palm of a child’s hand

“How do you know where to turn?” Dave asked.

Kerth: One man’s path to goodness, one rescued worm at a time

I guess you might call it a silly weakness.

Kerth: A phone-call reminder of a long-ago night of love

Imagine what would you would do if you got a call from a woman you took to dinner 26 years ago, and she said to you on the phone, “I have a reminder of that night sitting next to me right now, and that little reminder is 6 inches taller than I am.”

Kerth: A good-news/bad-news tale about good news and bad news

“I have good news and bad news,” Natalie said to me.

Kerth: One biblical plague down, one more to go

Yesterday, just at sunset, I made the foolhardy decision to go out to my wife’s garden to transplant a few flowers for her.

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