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The semicolon and I got off to a bad start. I was an insecure teenager sitting in typing class wondering why this obnoxious little punctuation mark deserved one of just eight coveted spots under my … more
This morning, while driving with my toddler in the back seat, I looked at her in the rearview mirror and suddenly felt this swell of affection for her. I smiled. She wasn’t doing anything. In fact, … more
Spring, spring, spring, oh, how we love it and it arrived full force this last week! It is a time of renewal, refreshing and of celebrating life. It is this time of year that I am always reminded … more
As with many national tragedies (like the death of Courage, the first Thanksgiving turkey pardoned by President Obama, and the discontinuation of Crystal Pepsi), we all remember where we were when we … more
The case of Nikolas Cruz, who last month allegedly shot and killed 17 Florida high-school students, renewed focus on critical aspects of mental health. When someone is physically ill, there are … more
This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 17. Whether you are Irish or not, there is a temptation to take part in St. Patrick’s Day celebrations wherever found. The “wearing of the … more
About 400 people are struck by lightning each year and there are about 55 deaths per year based on a 30 year average. Lightning can strike even when the thunderstorm is 5 to 10 miles away. If you can … more
I would like to share my appreciation to Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Tx. The care I received was outstanding from beginning to end. The entire staff and Dr. Rama Nayini … more
A recent announcement by President Trump that he would push for across-the-board tariffs on steel and aluminum set off a firestorm including threats of retaliation from a number of nations (including … more
William Wordsworth said it best when he wrote: I wander’d lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; … more
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