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Don’t yell, but it’s time to try a new national anthem

June 26, 2015 9:37 a.m.

I’m not saying get rid of the national anthem – nothing of the kind – but we should think of shelving “The Star-Spangled Banner” for a new national anthem.
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Hmmm, risk humiliation or suffer in silence?

May 29, 2015 9:05 a.m.

I’ve got too much ear wax. There, I said it. I can already sense people shaking their heads and tsk-tsking, but I can’t help it.
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The Big Three don’t have a big hold anymore

April 24, 2015 9:19 a.m.

There was a long-ago time – paleontologists called that period The 1970s – when I watched television so differently that it’s not even recognizable decades later.
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Some of us are the Picassos of Procrastination

March 27, 2015 10:44 a.m.

I am such a procrastinationaholic, a proud putter-offer, that if I ever started working ahead it would give me vertigo.
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Apology to winter, spring is much worse

February 20, 2015 9:11 a.m.

We’re reaching the end of February and heading into March, and, thus spring, our alleged spring. I don’t like spring.
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Now when is it you’re going back to school?

December 26, 2014 9:31 a.m.

My domestic world gets a little discombobulated during Christmas break.
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‘Hallelujah! We’re past Tulia! Hallelujah!...’

November 28, 2014 noon

I am an unapologetic sucker for Christmas music. There’s nothing I won’t sing loud or off-key.
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Counting sheep doesn’t help my sleep

October 24, 2014 11:50 a.m.

Sleep and I are not compatible. I’ve never needed to set an alarm. If I know I have to get up early, I sleep lightly and wake up well ahead of the intended hour.
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October, the best month of them all

September 26, 2014 8:44 a.m.

October is the best month of the year.
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NFL: Answer to Sunday afternoon boredom

August 29, 2014 10:05 a.m.

What in the world have I been doing with my Sundays since January?
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