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A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of playing a golf course I’d never played before. To be honest, I barely knew the golf course existed before last year. It’s nestled into a little community which I, also, barely knew existed before last … more
If you check your calendar to see what major U.S. history event occurred 70 years ago on September 2, I seriously doubt that you would find any mention of the Japanese surrender on the U.S.S. Missouri battleship docked in Tokyo Bay. It was the … more
How can you recognize a wild child? Is he sitting on the couch playing computer games or bending over a parent’s smart phone? No. Wild children are outside, exercising, playing, and discovering the wonders of nature. Discouraging research … more
Many of us with active and outdoorsy lifestyles have dogs that likewise are active and outdoorsy. It’s common to see people walking, running, hiking and playing fetch with their dogs. Many ranchers have herding dogs to help manage cattle and … more
Have you ever packed up a home of 50 years and a million memories? That was the case last week prior to the anticipated closing of my home on August 21. It took our five children and my supervision to get everything out of the house, the garage, the … more
In a May 17 opinion piece, “No Longer Wanting to Die,” in writer Will Lippincott discussed his years-long battle with treatment-resistant depression and the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) that helped him manage his depression. DBT may have … more
It’s a little-known fact, but I have been known to waste many hours watching movies that I’ve seen many times before. Because, of course, this leads to every man’s second favorite sport: quoting movie lines. So, last week I was watching … more
I have written before about profanity in mass media advertising, and I’ve gotten some pretty strong responses. Some people thanked me, saying that, as parents, it’s hard enough to keep quality in their children’s lives. Others, however, … more
With all the attention focused recently on the 70th anniversary of World War II events, I’ve also been reflecting on the war of my generation, Vietnam. When my sister and I visited the Vietnam memorial in Washington, D.C., last year, we located … more
As you’re reading this, school is now kicking into gear. For some, this is a great adventure, an opportunity for collaboration, accomplishment, and discovery. But for many — dare I say, most? — it simply means the end of summer, the end of … more
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