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I never would have seen the face of Army Captain Ralph Harting III of Union Lake, Mich. or met Buddhist monk Kan Thy if it hadn't been for the wind Friday afternoon... more
We can all use a platform. I'm not thinking of politics, although this is the time of year candidates declare their candidacies and roll out a platform. But having a platform to start from is essential, and this winter has made that especially difficult. more
It's time that I consult a dog whisperer, if there is such a person. I thought I pretty much knew what Ollie was thinking until the other morning. Now I'm wondering if he's psychotic. Or have I triggered some genetic switch like a broken record - more
This is the time of year when Mother Nature's bounty needs a haircut. That's what I did for a part of Father's Day until I realized I was missing out on a swim and enjoying a beautiful day. But the growth was bothering me and a few snips with the hand more
By HERB WEISS For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals with Alzheimer's or other dementias will surpass $277 billion, which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to data reported in the more
Two years after President John F. Kennedy had formally designated May as “Senior Citizens Month” at a meeting of the National Council of Senior Citizens in1963, President Lyndon B. … more
The election season of nonsensical marketing, cheap assails on competitors, and forgotten relevant philosophies, is in full gear. What may be lost in the actions exhibited so far is any relative information to real issues. Thus, begging the inevitable more
You must have had this happen: You sit down to dinner, pick up your fork and before you even get a bite, the phone rings. In our case, it's a 50-50 chance that it's our daughter Diana, who has just gotten out of work half a country away in Jackson, more
A laugh can be the best cure. That seems difficult to comprehend when times are tough and the situation is hardly a laughing matter. Laughing seems cruel on such occasions, cold hearted and insensitive. Yet humor can provide such release. I didn't know more
The boots gave it away. I bought them about 15 years ago for a hiking trip in the Saw Tooth Mountains of the Montana Wilderness. Rick Herr told me there was nothing worse than wet feet and advised I buy boot made with Gortex. I took his advice and was more
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