Tag Archives: humor

Valentines – Giving from the heart

A commentary from my past life as a newspaper columnist – published February 13, 1991 in the Garland Daily News (Garland, TX) Now, for the proverbial “call to action:” If you liked this piece, please click “Like,” leave a comment, … Continue reading

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Summer Memories of a Baby Boomer Childhood 

The sights and sounds of summer when I was a child: Catching lightning bugs; Popping tar bubbles on the street on the way to the neighborhood pool; The starry look your eyelashes get and wrinkly fingers after a day of … Continue reading

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The World is Better With Donuts 

This is a column I wrote for the (now defunct) Garland Daily News in 1992.  Looking back over what I wrote, I have to say I still believe the world really is better with donuts!    

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Sticker Shock – Straighten Up and Drive Right

If  you are one of those lucky people who can look at a picture hanging slightly askew, and think absolutely nothing of it; if you have never required any group of objects (pens, pencils, silverware, etc.) to line up perfectly … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet.  But, how accurate would that other name be?

The Bard was right.  “A rose, by any other name,” would likely “smell as sweet.” But, how likely would we be to press our nose to the precious petals if a rose were called, let’s say, a “bugger?” Not so … Continue reading

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Yes, No, We’ll See – There is No Perpetually Correct Answer

It all started with National Bobblehead Day. I posted on Facebook I had once seen a Jesus bobblehead, and someone commented they were not sure how comfortable they would be with a deity constantly nodding His head in assent. I … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Day Before Christmas…

When I was a child, Christmas Eve was the most magical, wonderful – yet, the longest day of the year. My big brother and I woke up very early. But, hey, we weren’t stupid. Well aware the daylight hours would drag … Continue reading

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