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Monday January 18th, 2021 5:26PM
A New Year's resolution we all should keep
I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions because, for most of us, they seem impossible to keep. We have good intentions, of course, when we resolve to put our bad habits behind us, to lose the extra 20 pounds or quit smoking or learn a new hobby.
12:00AM ( 1 year ago )
I confess: I'm a present shaker
I'm a present shaker from way back. When I was a little boy, I would rattle any Christmas present that had my name on it. And if I might be allowed to brag a bit, I actually got quite good at it figuring out what each rattle was.
9:00AM ( 1 year ago )
The Christmas sit-down with Santa
Journalists like me are always trying to land big-time interviews, and I’m certainly no exception. This year, for instance, I was granted an exclusive interview with Santa Claus last week.
9:16AM ( 1 year ago )
Finding the right tree isn't always easy
By now, you probably have gotten your Christmas tree. And by "gotten," I mean you've gone to one of the lots around town where they sell live Christmas trees. Or you’ve gone to a Christmas tree farm. Or just maybe you pulled the artificial tree out of the attic.
9:05AM ( 1 year ago )
Science has confirmed I'm happier with Milly
You all know that I’m a big lover of dogs. I had Glory, the black and white springer spaniel, for nearly 15 years, and now Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel, has been with me for almost six years.
8:51AM ( 1 year ago )
I don't celebrate 'Black Friday'
This is a big week for a lot of folks. Friday is “Black Friday,” allegedly the busiest shopping day of the year. I wouldn't know myself. I won’t be there.
9:33AM ( 1 year ago )
Let's be more like the Whos
I was looking back over some of my old columns last week to find a few to share with my journalism class, when I found one from almost exactly 10 years ago.
9:38AM ( 1 year ago )
Is there anything I can eat that won't kill me?
The latest news story about something that could kill me has led me to a decision. I'm no longer going to read news stories about things that could kill me.
9:32AM ( 1 year ago )