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THE OLDER we get the more we have a tendency to reflect on the “good old days.” No matter who you are, those good old days were tough to get through at the time. But, looking back it was the best … more
Although some men long to have a son to carry on their family name (and their male-pattern baldness), I’ve always felt lucky to have three daughters. First, having girls is more interesting for me … more
A few years back, a friend surprised me with a gift: a desk plaque bearing the words “I’m silently correcting your grammar.” I put it next to my computer, snapped a picture and sent the … more
School is back in session. Honestly, I’m glad those years are behind me. The routine of classes, lectures, reading, homework, projects, speeches, exams, and report cards—not to mention practice … more
The author of this story is unknown and has been told by many people throughout the years. The gentleman to whom I’m going to introduce was not a scrooge, but a kind, decent man and generous to his … more
IT is a given when a cowboy moves on to better days in higher places, the next in line steps up to the gate ready to lasso in and put their raising to test. Often times it leaves a mother and son … more
U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s recent remarks about the state of political discourse in our country pretty well echo my own thoughts on the matter. “There’s probably more acrimony, divisiveness, … more
How’s this for a newspaper headline? “One space between each sentence, they said.  Science just proved them wrong.” Wow. Strong stuff. It sounds like the Washington Post, which recently … more
It’s hot outside! It’s been unpleasantly hot the past few weeks. Most of us have a variety of ways of enduring or avoiding feeling the full impact of the heat. I’m increasingly … more
WHETHER at school or the workplace, bullying takes place. We have a tendency to focus on school age children, especially with the start of a new school year upon us, but in a phone call received this … more
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