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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
Each generation has its defining inventions. Over the past 20 years, the internet easily qualifies as this country’s most valuable and stunning success story. But, like most inventions, the … 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
“My echo, my shadow, and me.” If you were to walk into my house right now, that’s about all you would see. “We three, we’re all alone, living in a memory.” I am not going anywhere, and my … more
Jimmy Buffett sings about a tattoo being a permanent reminder of a temporary feeling. Maybe for some that’s true, and for others, their tattoo carries a reminder of something powerful and … more
Will the 56 percent of the liberal voters of Douglas County, the ones who got rid of the "bad guys" in the last election for DC School Board, be able to use their community organizing skills 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
There is no better time to take up an artistic endeavor than in retirement years when more free time is available. Doing so will certainly be pleasurable and relaxing, but can also bring joy to others when the projects are given away. Some seniors … 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
It’s time to use our brains Never before in human history have humans needed to use their brain power as much as now. The problems of the world seem overwhelming, numbing and painful to think … more
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