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Each day, I spend hours listening to others tell me stories about their lives. I'm profoundly honored to be privy to these intimate details, which include struggles inherent to the human experience - … more
Don’t look at me. And don’t look to me. When someone like Harvey, Irma, Maria or Stephen Paddock comes along who challenges existence in ways that are difficult to rationalize, explain or accept, don’t look to me for answers, because I … more
It is usually at this time of the year, or maybe even sooner, that we hear someone we know say something like, “I am so glad this year is coming to an end.” Or, “I can’t wait for the year to … more
Smitty looked over his shoulder as he was carried away, and said, “Where am I going now, Dad?” I said, “I’ve heard it’s a very big adventure.” I knew why he was asking that question: … more
Coffee, black. Please.” “Cream and sugar?” There’s my six-word novel. I got the idea for a six-word novel from Hemingway, who got the idea from someone else. But someone else was someone no … more
This year there are exactly 32 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I know I just stated the obvious and probably upset those who are never quite ready for Christmas, regardless if we were 32 … more
I really look forward to your columns," a reader said. "The funny ones, that is." I was crushed. As an eagle-eyed journalist, I try to provide you with commentaries about the most meaningful … more
If you are full of kringle and nog, I don’t want to bring my wet blanket into it very far, even though it’s tempting. The Christmas season once lasted a week or two. Then a month. Now it’s two … more
Thanksgetting? Sounds like one of those made-up holidays, doesn’t it? We all know there is no such holiday as Thanksgetting — well maybe not technically, but quite possibly a twist on the … more
How are you doing?” It was a common and simple enough question to ask a friend of mine whom I had not spoken to in a while. Her response, “Better than yesterday, awesome today, and not yet quite … more
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