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I am sure that you have seen the lists too, you know the kind I am talking about, right? Those lists that provide us with “The Best States to Live In,” “The Best Doctors,” “The Best Diets,” “The Best Restaurants” and the “Best” … more
I have no plans to see “The Force Awakens.” Maybe if I lost a bet. I would rather watch “This Old House.” Movies that are held together by special effects don’t interest me. At all. I prefer down-to-earth human conundrums. I … more
Is Christmas celebration appropriate when we have troubles and sorrow? Is it possible? This is the most wonderful time of the year. The lights, the music, and hustle and bustle of shopping warm our hearts and brighten our spirits during this time … more
So a buddy of mine recently visited Cuba. His sister had asked him to pick up a commemorative thimble as a souvenir for her friend. On the last day, while riding on a bus, he realized he had forgotten to buy the thimble and said something out loud … more
A snowman was seen shopping for carrots. I guess you could say that he was picking his nose. I am not crazy about icy roads, but otherwise, let it snow. Go ahead and let it drop way below freezing too. I like it. The furnace runs all … more
This is what is not going to happen: Stellar or even average returns on the stock market. Unexpected economic growth. Better-than-expected corporate earnings. Basically, this is not a good year for the investor. Here is why: We just completed … more
With the wretched pairing of the holidays with mass shootings and hate speech from some, I’ve been hearing from constituents in quite a different way recently. Many have been desperate voices of people not knowing where to turn for solace; looking … more
Have you ever poured a drink into a glass and filled the glass to the brim? I mean not just to the brim, but sometimes where the liquid crowns at the top of the glass without spilling over the side. When we do this we slowly lean forward over the … more
A friend asked me what I thought of the Minion dachshunds. I told her that I didn’t know anyone named Minion. She said that I could find the Minion dachshunds on YouTube. After watching about ten seconds of the Minion dachshunds, I asked … more
The pain of racism is real and immediate: A young black woman looks toward the sky, tears leaving trails on her cheeks. As she chants, “We have nothing to lose but our chains,” she collapses into the arms of her friends. Jonathan Butler, a … more
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