The ShackWhen someone asks me what I’ve been doing this year the answer that pops into my head is, “Nothing practical.” That’s not completely true. In my…
AnkleI’ve been thinking about tight shoes. Mostly wishing I had some. I sprained my ankle a couple weeks ago. As I was walking through some deep snow…
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EventI'll be at the Dawson library on Thursday, January 19th at 7:00 p.m. I'm not sure how long the event is supposed to last - I usually just talk u…
CompassLast week I went to the doctor and the nurse who checked me in asked those questions they ask now, including, “Have you felt sad or depressed in…
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Woody sez...No New Year resolutions for me. I’m just going to borrow some of Woody’s. Eighty years ago, Woody Guthrie wrote down thirty-three resolutions fo…
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Somebody's got to do it.I don’t write a lot of political speeches, but since no one in Washington seems to be doing their job, I’m going to chip in. I’m not fussy who g…
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Except when it makes me want to weepThis morning we were dealing with a little bit of chaos. Not as much as years ago, when the day after Christmas you needed to sort through drift…
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Train WreckI am fed up beyond all endurance by our political class and I’m not alone. If we band together, there is a slim opportunity for rational action.
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