He said on Facebook that it had been 26 years since his last byline.
Yep, 1992 was the last one in a newspaper. And that was an op-ed piece in the Beaumont Enterprise shortly after Bill Clinton was elected president.
I did write occasionally for Hawgs Illustrated around the turn of the millennium, last published in 2001 if I remember right. But yesterday was my first newspaper story since my son was in diapers.