Monthly Archives: October 2014

Courtship In The Modern Era

There have been many times I’ve regretted not saving stories I’ve read or heard. This from a police blotter, a Police Report published long ago in a local advertiser: It seems a co-ed at a local college charged a male … Continue reading

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The Hiatus

Among other things, my stint in the army was also a three-year hiatus from television. Three years is a very long time. A schoolmate rushed into marriage and left a young widow. (That’s why I broke up with a girl … Continue reading

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Mary Christina Hove

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EBOLA

A plague can do what reason cannot. When a deadly plague sweeps through the countryside it can kill ¼, ½, ¾’s or at times the entire population of villages, towns or even large cities. But some are passed over, others, … Continue reading

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‘Love’ is a 4-Letter Word

This recent Dear Abby letter is entirely in keeping with what I’ve said previously about the expression “I love you”. It just doesn’t work in the present tense. Most people don’t really know what love is so they choke on … Continue reading

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For God and Country: Conflicting Allegiances

Two things: The pledge of allegiance to the U. S. flag and the republic is a blood oath – meaning you are willing to die to defend it. Having little children recite the pledge is rote indoctrination at best. It … Continue reading

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Not Even A Columbine

This is just another example of the casual abuse of the diagnosis PTSD in the media.   

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