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I am not sure about you, but these first three months of 2015 have been incredibly busy for me. I mean, I have found myself lately telling people that I am just too busy right now to do anything else. After carefully considering that remark, I … more
It’s almost time to get out your memories. It seems like only yesterday that you were rubbing linseed oil into your new baseball glove, tying it up with a ball, and putting it under your mattress so that a pocket could be formed. Then … more
To be useful, honorable and compassionate. Seems like it all started as when the pastor talked to him. Doug McKenzie describes it this way. “Pastor Ellen (Fenter) had contacted me about going … more
Suddenly, it is all just too hard. A person needs a break. “The most important thing is that the caregivers are healthy. It is a 24-hour-a-day job,” says Sonja Search of Lifting Spirits, Adult … more
The president believes that if Iran is diplomatically treated with the same trust and respect afforded to responsible governments, Iran will somehow suddenly begin to conduct its affairs in a responsible and rational manner. I disagree: My belief … more
Last month we had to sit through a presentation on eliminating redundancy, and it was a bunch of Power Point slides, plus a guy reading out what was on the slides, and then he gave us all hard … more
www.sunshineweek.org/ It’s getting harder and more expensive to use public records to hold government officials accountable. Authorities are undermining the laws that are supposed to guarantee citizens’ right to information, turning the right … more
Smith is under the weather, so this time I am taking over. I need to point out that I am a dog. Dachshunds are capable of things that other dogs — like Labrador retrievers (yawn) — are not. I can fold towels. I do it with my nose. That’s … more
Taking a picture of ourselves, better known as a “selfie,” these days, is all the rage. There are even accessories like the selfie stick so we can capture even better photos and angles. And then we post our selfies on Facebook, Twitter and … more
It is close enough to St. Paddy’s day to relay the ancient Irish yarn of the old crow teaching the younger crow. I first heard the story as it was retold by Conrad Bladey from his Black Box of … more
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