I’ve done a lot of dumb things in my life, but I’ve never filled garbage bags with gasoline and stored them in the trunk of my car. I’m not sure what I…
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It's interesting how things ebb and flow in this country. Last year the term "essential workers" was rightly broadened to include those working in the …
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Free column today….in honor of my Mom. She passed in 2017, and these are the words I spoke at her funeral mass. Thank you for checking out these pages.…
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They represent everything that is good about the world. Unconditional love and loyalty with one goal in mind. To make us happy. When we leave they are …
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It's a strange vibe out there. On the surface there's a return to whatever passes for normal these days. People are out and about...squinting into a su…
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Things got a little messy last night. Had a few plans fall by the wayside, including a live-stream concert from friends, and the President's address to…
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Some days are made for this type of music, and some days are made for that type of music. Some days you need to rock hard, and some days you need sooth…
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I work in an office. Well....I used to work in an office. A few hundred of us went there every day, converging from all sides, to click on keyboards an…
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A few years ago I had a wonderful lunch meeting with Phil Mosley, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English & Comparative Literature at Penn State Un…
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Last night I sat down with Seamus McGraw's new book "From a Taller Tower: The Rise of the American Mass Shooter". It arrived Sunday, and I planned on s…
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We never used to be scared. Growing up I mean. Fear didn't hang in the air....it didn't permeate everything. We'd bound out of the house on summer morn…
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