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In the midst of a week intense with activity and commitments, my head is swimming with rich possibilities for this column, so many that I would like to wrap them up quickly in my hand like balls of … more
When it comes to politics, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day distractions tossed out by players on both sides of the politic debates that keep Washington roiling. But it helps, at times, … more
I can hardly believe it’s almost New Year’s Eve. I’ve been appreciating the holidays and leaving my recent hospital experience in the past. I have had no more symptoms of heart agitation and no … more
Since you will be receiving this two days before Christmas, it’s too late for many of the topics I could choose, such as eliminating consumerism from Christmas and your household; finding someone … more
Perhaps one of the greatest ironies of the recent presidential election is this: It was Bill Clinton who planted the seeds of Hillary’s defeat. Without question, the most consequential action of … more
I believe it was about a decade ago when I first heard the phrase, “ If you’re not living on the edge, then you’re taking up too much space.” I’ve always thought it was an appropriate … more
If you roll a bowling ball down Sheridan Street in Ely, chances are pretty good you’ll hit an artist, and I love that. That is, I’m not really a proponent of using artists as bowling pins, but I … more
How we vote is rarely a perfect reflection of our political desires, and our recent presidential election was probably the most dramatic example of that fact. While many Americans voted for change on … more
This week I’m writing about a man I knew nothing about; when I did become aware of him, I felt sheepish that I hadn’t known of him earlier. We are on the eve on the presidential election as I … more
TOWER—Schools matter in a community, and that’s why the declining enrollment of the Tower-Soudan Elementary was front and center at a community meeting here last week. At a time when these … more
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