A Lament for Our Degradation

Creative Commons © 2018 Robert OsburnI grew up in a lower middle-class blue-collar home in Southeastern Michigan where it seemed every 10th word out of my hardworking father’s mouth was a profanity.  Since my grandparents were not profane people, I often wondered...

An Open Letter to My International Student Friends

© 2015 Robert OsburnDear International Student Friends Who So Enrich Our Lives: Over the past 30 years, thousands of international students and visiting scholars like you have brightened our lives and challenged our thinking. Some of you have become followers of...