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  • Stupid is as stupid does

    I know, I know. There have been columns which seemed to point in that general direction. I have apologized for them on many occasions and don’t ...

  • Needed — makeover facials

    Between Obama and Romney, and Dunderdale and Osborne it’s more than challenging to hazard a guess as to which way the cookies will crumble. I ...

  • With you in mind

    Such as getting back to school or getting back to work. All kinds of wonderful things begin after the summer. It’s only natural, therefore, that ...

  • For I was weak and you protected me

    My father always said that the two most difficult Sundays in the year for which to prepare sermons were Christmas and Easter. When I found myself ...

  • Casper this isn’t

    I don’t have to think very hard for the answer. “I don't know.”I know so little about what’s normal or paranormal or all states in between that I ...

  • Thanksgiving is still a ways off

    They say it is never too late to say thank you. I hope the converse is true. (Is that the correct word, Colin Burke?)I should point out that ...

  • The Peter Principle

    My dear mother has passed on, otherwise I wouldn’t have put it past her.Someone thought it was a good idea to have Edward Alexander Dorman Smith ...

  • Tales of the Olympiad

    Y0u know it should never happen. No way should someone as erudite, creative and intelligent as I be wondering what he should be writing about ...

  • Getting a bad rap

    I know it’s a popular musical genre and that top performers in that field make huge bucks. One of them, Drake, just bought a house in Beverly ...

  • Moral conclusions

    Many years ago, an English poet wrote about people with no patriotic sense. He had harsh words for them:(They shall) go down to the vile dust ...