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  A raccoon named Teddy sat on a rare copy of "Stormy Weather" by the Five Sharps. Teddy cracked the record. Apparently it's a lousy version of a great song, but the fact that it's rare … more
Ann Healey's column on the Republican presidential campaign may indeed have a lesson for us in how not to run a campaign. But in all fairness, I would look forward to a companion column on the … more
One of my favorite pictures on my wall is a small picture taken in 2002 which includes myself, three other students in traditional Taekwon-Do “do-baks” (uniforms), my instructor to one side of the group, and his instructor on the other side. It … more
I was out of town last month, with limited access to the Internet and broadcast news. Imagine my surprise when I returned to find out that a) Ben Carson endorsed Donald Trump, b) Brock Osweiler went to Houston, and c) all the clocks in my house were … more
On April 22, 1970, more than 20 million Americans coast to coast participated in Earth Day celebrations. The organizers of Earth Day 1970 channeled the vibrant energy of that era into a movement, one that saw Americans take to the streets, parks and … more
It is “spring time” in our cities and Mother Nature has called fish and fowl and birds and mammals to pair up and parent. And those wild creatures that have taken up residency in the dense urban environment of our cities face survival challenges … more
It is so exciting to hear children’s first words. Did you know that how adults respond and build on early attempts at speech are two of the most important things to ensure children’s future success? Psychologists Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley … more
Four words that can be very difficult for a parent to hear: “Your child has autism.” Although nearly everyone has been touched by autism, many people don’t understand the disorder. What causes it? Is autism on the rise? Where can people go … more
Attention, all frantic people desperate for some good tax-return news: You have come to the right place. We are pleased to inform you that you get three extra days to file your return this year, thanks to something called Emancipation Day on the … more
Pinwheels, ribbons and proclamations are indicative of attention being drawn to the designation of April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Every day, somewhere, there is abuse or neglect taking place involving innocent children. … more
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