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It is the Democrats’ turn to govern, that’s all

It is the Democrats’ turn to govern, that’s all

I am now in the step count demographic. I monitor my daily activity so regularly, I can make a pretty good guess of how many steps I've taken during the day without even looking at the app on my phone. Being able to count calories would be the real trick for me. But...

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Children, and then orphans, of the same foul spirit

Children, and then orphans, of the same foul spirit

Oh, the things people say. The chronology that leads to the most provocative quotes in history is that they begin with a feeling, which leads to some thinking, and then is organized in some carefully chosen words shared with others. Eulogies and memorial services of...

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Forming a posse: The Texas abortion law is truly Old West

Forming a posse: The Texas abortion law is truly Old West

When I was a little boy in the seventies, TV options were scarce in a way kids today struggle to imagine. The first TV I remember in our house was black and white, and while the second one was color, neither of them had a remote control. And so what if they did? There...

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Carson Wentz shouldn’t bother unpacking his bags

Carson Wentz shouldn’t bother unpacking his bags

The Baltimore Colts drafted John Elway with the first overall pick in the 1983 draft. He never bothered to even pack his bags for Baltimore, demanding to be traded before the dust even settled on the draft. His Hall of Fame career started and ended in Denver instead....

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The delta variant loses its fight with rock and roll

The delta variant loses its fight with rock and roll

It was at the end of an expected long day at work, and an hour commute home when I had the debate with myself. Should I or shouldn't I bust this drive home, get out of these business casual clothes for some shorts and flips flops and scurry up to Holliday Park for the...

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Going back to school is as exciting as ever

Going back to school is as exciting as ever

I went back to school in 2019 for the first time in almost thirty years. As much as I love the classic 1986 movie, Back to School, my middle-aged return to campus didn't have much in common with the Rodney Dangerfield version. I got all of the partying, romance and...

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