Stumbling Into Success Through Humility

by Kevin Burton    This is not a story about soccer, but that’s where it starts.    One time, I think it was while I was a reporter with the Muscatine Journal, I was assigned to do a soccer story.  I still don’t know much about soccer, but back then I knew next to nothing.  …

Sign Me Up, Forever In Blue Jeans

by Kevin Burton    We talk Neil Diamond for the second time this week today, but first, a short digression back to my college days.    My college friend Matt once commented that “the only things Kevin Burton and I agree on are Billy Joel and freedom of the press.”    We favored both, for the …

Make It Happen For God Today

by Kevin Burton    The first time I ever heard the phrase “make it happen” was in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ fight song in the 70s.    The 70s-era Cavs are my all-time favorite pro basketball team.    A few years later the staff at the Frontiersman, the newspaper in Wasilla, Alaska where I worked, got …