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We Americans are so beleaguered by this campaign season that we are baffled as to what any of these two major party candidates or the two minor party candidates might do if elected. Recent weeks have concentrated the public's attention on GOP nominee more
Throughout American history, police officers have stood as the barrier against societal anarchy. Most men and women who wear a shield do so to protect us and to stand for the law. And on a more primary basis, police seek to simply help others. Not more
I’m not a golfer, and those who have talked me into playing with them usually regret the experience. Perhaps they gain some satisfaction from watching me crisscross a fairway leaving chunks of … more
In the last two weeks, we have witnessed both the vice presidential debate and the second presidential debate. The after effects of these forums were not a clearer understanding of the issues, nor an … more
My Irishman father used to say, “A father is a father not by blood but by deed, it’s not who you are but what you do that makes you a father.” Being that my dad pretty much had a lyrical saying … more
On June 23, 2016, the unthinkable happened in a referendum vote by United Kingdom citizens. The ballot referendum called “British Withdrawal from the European Union” or “Brexit” surprised the … more
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling emerged from his self-imposed witness protection program this past week and appeared on WPRO radio's John DePetro program. He spent three hours fielding questions from the host and listeners. Thematically, the more
This is the story of the tomato caper, a mystery that was only solved after we were awakened at close to midnight Tuesday. Ollie set up such a racket that my first thought was to secure the house and call 911, for surely we had come under attack. He was more
My niece’s two-year-old son, Wynn, squirmed in his mother lap. Clearly, breakfast was over, although he had only eaten two chunks of watermelon and a spoonful of cottage cheese. He was on to bigger … more
Fall comes in bright colors, blowing leaves and morning frost. There was none of that this weekend where “dreary” was the word to describe the weather, yet there was an invigorating change in … more
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