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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    9-19 Letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • COLUMNS

    Finding a place to serve

    Several years ago, Harlan Davis stuck a tobacco-stained finger in my chest while holding a well-chewed unlit cigar.

  • COLUMNS

    Tackling Sundays

    An estimated 33 million of us did this on Sunday.

  • COLUMNS

    Myunbucket list

    Now that I have officially reached the tender age that makes me eligible to begin drawing a monthly Social Security check, I have had some of the strangest questions posed of me. Many times I’m asked if retirement is in my near future (it’s not), but someone really stumped me the other...

  • COLUMNS

    Breaking silence

    While news concerning celebrities often brings issues to the forefront of public perception, there has not been a topic more ignored, stereotyped and downplayed than mental health – even after the death of Robin Williams.

  • COLUMNS

    To be PC or not to be

    I am not a politically correct person.

  • COLUMNS

    The joys of gardening

    In the 40-plus years that Linda and I have been married, I have put out over 30 gardens. They don’t necessarily improve from year to year, but this year, in terms of the amount harvested, it has to be my best.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    8-29 Letter to the Editor

    Dear Editor:

  • COLUMNS

    The real stars

    The two most common elements in the world are hydrogen and stupidity, and not in that order. Every day we are confronted with this reality, whether we realize it or not. Wake up in the morning and the sun is shining, we should all say thank you to hydrogen. Wake up in the morning and turn on the...

  • COLUMNS

    Hope is possible in life’s darkest moments

    There was a lot of bad news last week. I suppose every week has its share, but last week seemed particularly unsettling. For me, it was topped off with the unnerving news of Robin Williams taking his own life. I know, thousands of words have already been spoken and written about his life, his talent...

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