Blog Columns2017-08-25T08:52:46+00:00

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Pretty much every week, I like to take a tongue-in-cheek look at events of the day. I have no axes to grind, no agenda to push. But the foibles of the rich and famous, the pomposity of politicians, and the continuous escapades of the denizens of Hollywood just provide too much rich fodder to leave alone. My intent is purely to be an equal-opportunity skewer, and to put a little laughter into your day. Here’s the link to past and present attempts:

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Try Grinning to Help Bear it.

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Who Goes First?

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Leaping into Life

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Masking the Issue?

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Yer Out!

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A Slight Change in the Rules

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Good News Anyone?

Raise your hand if you could use a little good news. I thought so. The last couple of weeks have [...]

A Sunday Morning Suggestion

As a lifelong member of a host of church choirs, I’ve heard quite a few sermons. Every purveyor of The [...]