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Today, thousands of servicemen and servicewomen and recent military veterans have seen combat on multiple deployments. Many have seen their buddies killed or witnessed death up close. Many have also been wounded and had to endure extended and … more
How is your procrastination list looking these days? You know the one I am talking about, that list of things that need to get done, your to-do list that is hanging on your refrigerator door or that you keep tucked away inside your heart and head. … more
Recently we observed Presidents Day. I did my part. Did you? I bought a used Lincoln, drove it to Washington Park, and listened to the Jefferson Airplane. I wish we could have a national holiday that altogether prohibited references to the … more
You know those moments in life where we wish we hadn’t done something, where we’re sorry we said what we said, or where we failed to act or speak when we had the chance? We wish we could turn back the hands of time, pull the words back into our … more
When you think about March, what comes to mind? If anything. March is the connective tissue between winter and spring, at least around here. In England, it might be different. Charles Dickens wrote in “Great Expectations”: “It was one … more
Imagine for a moment that someone very close to you, maybe a family member or friend, called you and during your conversation they said something like, “Do you know my favorite thing about you is that you are always smiling, always optimistic, and … more
What a relief. Today’s headline was not about the Broncos. The front page story was about as far from the National Football League as it gets. And I didn’t understand a word of it. Unfortunately it’s probably too late. I think … more
When most parents are asked what they would like to be able to provide for their children, a great education is at the top of the list. A college education is seen as the golden ticket to making sure our children have a fair shot at earning a … more
One of the toughest situations that ever happens to any traveler, especially someone traveling frequently on business, is when they have arrived at the airport too late and miss their flight. Whether it was traffic, weather, or just plain old bad … more
I ran over a phone book with my snowblower this morning. I really wish I hadn’t. Shredded pages went everywhere. Here’s what happened. Someone left a new phone book on my front porch on the night of a recent snowstorm. The snow … more
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