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It is tempting--ever so tempting--to claim authorship of the headline introducing a column written a dozen years ago.To make such a claim, however, wouldn’t set well with my conscience, even if … more
This is the third in a series of articles where I communicate how things are going with our community. I am writing this article on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday break. Thanksgiving always … more
It was 400 years ago on November 19, 1620 when a group from England called Pilgrims, after a long journey across the Atlantic Ocean, first sighted land in what was later to become Cape Cod, … more
My dad, bless his heart, would get me up at 5 a.m. every Sunday morning and we would drive downtown and load up the papers, and then sit in the car while we rolled them. He would drive me to my route … more
Hey Taylor - My brother asked if I could loan him money for a food service company he’s launching. I trust him and like the concept but get a little nervous about lending money to family. Any … more
It’s a scientific fact that environment create,form,and manifest our reality or the illusion thereof.Considering society’s threads that make up its fabric  of life the present looks … more
A lab study out of Sweden indicates our brains are wired to make us contrarians. The researchers found that when it comes to choosing between go and no-go, we’re more inclined to just say … more
Labeling the recent national election as one of “entanglements” may be the kindest of descriptions. But, it’s a start.Even the golden throats of radio and television news often got … more
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was 66 years old when she underwent a unilateral mastectomy to remove an early adenocarcinoma. According to The New York Times, “The cancer, seven millimeters in … more
“One Flu Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”: That could be the title of a short documentary on peculiar ideas floating around about the flu vaccine. (Psst! Did you hear the old one about the … more
Seventh and final in a series of how universities can help build character.The character of a university, or any organization, comes from vision and mission cemented by distinguishing core values. … more
Are you a victim? I believe you are.You probably don’t have to look far to find something in your past or present that is not right, something that is unfair. Something beyond your control. … more
Hi Taylor: I out-earned my husband for the first 10 years of our marriage and covered most of our mortgage and retirement. His salary went up recently and I’m wondering about some sort of … more
In today’s article I will attempt bring clarity to the science of the mind philosophy.The phenomenal Manly P.Hall,Philosopher and Orator defines philosophy as the science of the nature of … more
Dear Readers: Last week, we discussed diets to combat high cholesterol levels. Another avenue to improve your lipid panel is the use of supplements. Patients sometimes choose supplements because they … more
Lots of people have cast negative ballots, said tacky things and made disparaging gestures about the year 2020 in general. The unanimous verdict indicated that, as one West Texan put it, … more
Every Saturday, I had to knock on 116 doors and collect a quarter for that week’s work. That’s $29 a week plus $1 charged for your savings account. My bill each week was $16.75. The rest, … more
The satirical songster Alan Sherman once crooned, “Somewhere, over the rainbow/ Way up tall/ There’s a land where they’ve never/ heard of cholesterol.” That’s nowhere in … more
I am 67 and have group health insurance through my current employer. I have talked with friends, my company HR, and my insurance agent. I am receiving answers from “I don’t know” to … more
Sixth in a series of how universities can help build character.The idea of engagement carries with it a number of meanings. At a state-supported institution, we have a responsibility to promote … more
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