Goodbye, frying pan … hello, fire?

by Pat Boone -- OK. For the last several weeks in this space, I've tried to engage my fellow entertainers and the strident politicians and all the loud and angry critics of more…

A writing in the sky

by Pat Boone -- As I write these words, I'm comfortably ensconced in a comfortable window seat, 30,000 feet in the air over our country, en route from Los Angeles to New more…

A Paul Revere for today

by Pat Boone -- They say "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." May I propose a corollary adage? "Quotation is the sincerest form of respect." And because I feel the content more…

Tell me, then?What is the answer?

by Pat Boone -- "War is not the answer! We're doing okay, and besides, they're just too much for us. We can't win; we don't have the resource or the skill or more…

An immigration parable

by Pat Boone -- A fable, a parable – they're often virtually the same thing. A story with a moral, a lesson, a truth, disguised as an entertaining tale. Here's a terrific more…

Brave talk, wise words

by Pat Boone -- I have a profound admiration for Bill Cosby. He and I both aspired to be teachers, and I guess we've each made it, in his own way. He's more…

Feel the quake?

by Pat Boone -- Did you feel it? The giant convulsions underfoot, the shuddering mammoth earth movements, opening terrible fissures all along the deep fault lines, the tectonic plates shifting and lifting, more…

Focus on the family? We'd better!

by Pat Boone -- See Mom in the kitchen, cooking up dinner, moving back and forth between the stove, refrigerator and dining room table? See Dad reading the paper, idly glancing at more…

Show us the pictures, please!

by Pat Boone -- "If you keep pickin' at it, it'll never heal." We've all heard that one, right? And when it comes to a physical wound, like a scab, it's true. more…

Man's better-than-ever friend

by Pat Boone -- Who doesn't love dogs? If there's a human being who doesn't feel warm and friendly toward almost any normal canine, I suspect there's a gene missing somewhere. When more…