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Half a week of deprivation

Half a week of deprivation

A while back I wrote, in awe, about a corporate executive who deliberately opted to disconnect from the cyberworld — and survived. Last week I found out what it was… Read more »

Siblings are a true gift

Siblings are a true gift

A few days ago I had the boys out in the yard, it was a beautiful evening, not too hot. I was tossing a small ball back and forth with… Read more »

Take me out to the ballgame

Take me out to the ballgame

Every time I hear that phrase “All work and no play makes (your name here) a dull boy,” I can’t help but think of that scene from Stanley Kubrick’s The… Read more »

Kodak moments

Kodak moments

For decades, the saying a “Kodak moment” meant a special time in a person’s life captured in a picture by a camera. My mother enjoyed taking photos when I was… Read more »

Striking back at telemarketers

Striking back at telemarketers

The resolution of seemingly insolvable problems often can be found in unexpected places or conversations. In this case we’re looking at my ages-long tirades and rants about the annoyance of… Read more »

The media should report, not incite

The media should report, not incite

The national media this week has been busy reporting on … the national media this week. Between the media-driven fallout from the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial and the media-driven outrage… Read more »

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