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  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:36 AM

    I read an interesting cover story recently about Baby Boomers (those born from 1946-1964.)

    It seems that more and more boomers are running, cycling, swimming, boot campi...

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:22 PM

    We have a dog in our house. As a matter of fact, we've had a dog in our house for most of the 40 years of our marriage.

    You might say my wife, Kathy, and her miniature s...

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:00 AM

    "Built to Last" was a popular slogan used by the Ford Motor Corporation beginning in 1998. You have to admit that it is catchy. "Built to Last" has a nice ring to it.


  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:00 AM

    Gone are the days when it was a common occurrence to see a man following a mule, or a pair of mules, or a workhorse through a tobacco patch or corn field. Many a mile has been...

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 AM

    I remember a world without cellphones. It was not a bad world.

    I recall when you picked up a phone, and the operator asked, "Number please?" We were on a "party" line. T...

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:00 AM

    At the end of last week's column, I wrote of my successful arrival in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, in the midst of snow, ice, falling temperatures and even rain. I managed to do so...

  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:00 AM

    Two weeks ago, my speaking travels took me to Dodge City, Kansas.

    I flew into Wichita by way of St. Louis and then drove 170 miles west on state highways 54/400 out to D...

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:00 AM

    Over a professional speaking career of 40-plus years, I have made appearances on all of these 50 United States along with a trip to the Virgin Islands.

    During the time o...

  • Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:00 AM

    When I managed a stockyard in Woodbury, in the 1970s, I had an employee named B.W. "Bud" Wilcher, whom people described as "jumpy."

    His friends who knew him well were fo...



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