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The one-eyed monster that changed our lives
I’m not exactly sure of the date but was at least 25 years ago when that “thing” came out of a storage closet and changed my life forever. It was a personal computer.
More stuff I wish I’d said or written…
The old sports writer wasn’t happy when the editor asked him to cover a high school band concert after another reporter became ill.
Out of the mouths of babes come good words
As the grandfather of 16 I’m constantly amused or impressed by the things our grandkids say and do. Here’s another sampling.
We must say what we feel in our hearts
He was a proud old sailor, a veteran of World War II, and he was anxious to tell me about a book written by one of his former shipmates on a destroyer in the Pacific.
Why must excesses overwhelm successes?
Philip Seymour Hoffman, a gifted actor and a personal favorite of mine, has joined a select group of celebrities.
Wonder what became of the shoelace kid?
The tavern had closed at midnight. The last three patrons were standing outside on the sidewalk, trying to decide whether to call it a night or find another place selling adult beverages at that hour.
Twists of fate can change a life forever
The old man quietly surveyed his surroundings as his mind carried him back 71 years to World War II and his first trip to Kentucky.
A dollar down, a dollar a week…forever
What is it about having your own motor vehicle that makes it so important, even a rite of passage, for teenagers?
‘I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore‘
That sentence of dialogue by British actor Peter Finch in the 1976 movie “Network” is among the most quoted movie lines in various trivia games.
Betrayed by $50 and a quart of whiskey
The old two-room schoolhouse hadn’t been used for awhile and the county school board decided to sell it at public auction.
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