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Something like this would irritate you, too
Why it is, I’m not sure, but it takes a lot more to irritate me than it once did.
Maybe it’s because I’m just getting older and being irritated takes more mental energy than I’m willing to expend, or maybe it’s because I haven’t played golf for several years.
If you can read this, thank the Founders
Now and then, people ask me if I am a conservative or a liberal.
I tell them, “Yes,” and that usually confuses them. Then I add that whether I am a conservative or a liberal depends upon the issue.
Where is the ridicule, now that we need it?
Some of those who build and sell houses no longer refer to the “master bedroom.” It is now the “owner’s bedroom.”
Gratitude, in this case, works both ways
Going to Little Round Top at Gettysburg is a lot like getting up on Christmas morning used to be when I was a little kid.
It was a most brilliant deduction on his part
The scenery (what some bureaucratic types call a “viewshed”) at Little Round Top in Gettysburg is incredible.
The trick is to know that you don’t know
Socrates is quoted as saying, “Wisdom
begins with the awareness of what you do not
know. The only thing I know is that I know
Didn’t I just see you 50 years or so ago?
What used to be my favorite restaurant in Cumberland — until it was torn down — was called “Bender’s,” although during its lifespan it had a succession of different names.
Hail, but not farewell, to an American hero
Ten years ago, I returned to the pew after giving a eulogy for my father and told the other members of my family I probably would never have to do anything that hard again.
I was wrong.
A nap after breakfast can be a good thing
Thanks to those who called or e-mailed to help me find that fellow I once wrote about.
A lady who works for the historical society had a clipping of that story, and I immediately recognized the name.
They’re not lost in time, if we remember
What often happens is that someone will ask me or another of our staffers about an item that once upon a time was in the paper. (I am going to reverse that role today, but we’ll get to that later.)
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