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It is said Thomas Edison tried and failed 10,000 times before successfully inventing the light bulb. And when it comes to trying and failing and finally succeeding, Abraham Lincoln’s attempts at running for political office and finally becoming … more
A newcomer to our state said, “Why don’t you write about the first snow of the year?” I said, “You mean the one we had in early January?” “No, the one we just had — in October.” “That was the first snow of the season. Not … more
Investors and consumers have been hearing about the pitfalls of rising interest rates on their fixed income investments for years. We are starting to feel complacent since the Federal Reserve Board has been very cautious in their interest rate hikes … more
A surge of creativity is a common side effect for people with Parkinson’s disease. For Margie, a Covenant Village of Colorado resident, this newfound artistic inspiration was an “unexpected blessing.” “I didn’t know when I was diagnosed … more
To who it may concern: I have some great news. The word "whom" no longer exists. You can forget about it. Most of you already have. It's rarely used when it should be, even by writers and … more
If you ask me, the kind of music the sounds best in the wintertime, when it gets cold and dark early, can be summed up in one word — warm. Warm music sounds, clearly, like it was produced by human hands. It’s acoustic guitar driven tracks, … more
So the other day I was reminded of something I had heard a few times before and always enjoyed as a new way to think about things. And when I heard it this time it gave me a little cause for pause … more
I am auditioning role models next week. Please bring your resume. Please don't. I need a role model like I need a carton of mewing kittens. A role model is generally thought of as someone … more
Three little words - "back to school" - have the impact of hundreds, including, "Oh, no." I think I was supposed to dread it, but inwardly I looked forward to strapping on my button-down shirts … more
Porch pirates. Package thieves. Hijackers. No matter what we call them –I’m partial to “jerks” – the people who come up to our houses and brazenly take what’s not theirs are holiday … more
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