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It still lurks in my mind’s “crannies,” jumping to the forefront of my thoughts more often than I’d like. It was a single sentence--uttered by someone whose name I don’t … more
When it comes to the 100-meter dash, the undisputed champs are Usain Bolt (he did it is 9.58 seconds in 2009) and Florence Griffith-Joyner (10.49 second in 1988). But if you want better heart health, … more
Toni:I will turn 65 in September and am currently covered by my wife’s employer group health insurance. Currently, I am fighting stage 3 cancer of the kidney and the prognosis is good because I … more
John, an old friend, reminded me that the COVID-19 cloud has slivers of silver linings. But for educational institutions to see those precious opportunities, they must look carefully at how student … more
At the risk of offending every one of you, let me tell you some things you already know. I’ll just put them into words. You can say they are wrong, but they are reality.We, as humans, are … more
Hi Taylor - My husband and I were thinking of buying a house in the spring but held off because of everything that’s going on. What are you thinking might happen with the market in the next few … more
The universe and everything within it came into being by some great mind.The universal conscious mind we reference as God,Christ Principle,The Holy Spirit,the Divine Presence has existed from the … more
Dear Dietitian,My husband was recently in the hospital and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. He has been instructed to follow a 1500 mg sodium diet. He’s trying to follow the diet, … more
After Lou Reed’s death, Laurie Anderson published a eulogy about her musician husband: “He died on Sunday morning looking at the trees and doing the famous 21 form of tai chi with just … more
Give me a break. There are pitfalls when one is in tall weeds trying to determine the origin of expressions.I’m “old school,” still delighting in reading newspaper comics. A recent … more
Who are your very closest friends? Take a moment and get them in your mind. Now tell me why they are your closest friends. Is it because of their size? Hair color? Education? Wealth? Good looks? … more
Dear Toni:My mother has recently been laid off and losing her company benefits effective August1. I need help finding a Medicare Advantage plan that can better meet her medical needs. She … more
People working in higher education, whether in the classroom, research lab, dance studio, library, and various business support offices or even maintaining buildings and grounds, are all involved in … more
War is hell. Nevertheless, it has been around since man was created...and, sadly, it is not going to go away anytime soon. John Steinbeck said “All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a … more
Three-hundred-sixty-five days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day we participate in the drama we call life and the inquiring mind wants to know how it (life) works. If we are to understand our … more
Dear Pampa News,Hello, my name is Gialaya Dobbins. I am a sophomore in high school and a member of Girl Scout Troop 4413. I wanted to send this letter to explain why I believe Juneteenth should only … more
Hi Taylor - I’ve got high hopes for fixing up my yard this summer, but I’m starting to worry I don’t have the money to make these dreams come true. Do you have any advice for a DIY … more
Uncle Mort isn’t his usual self. His 108th birthday is at hand, and he’s hung up on whether to have a “real” party, or join the growing list of folks who are “computer … more
James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano) had a fatal heart attack after eating a meal that included fried king prawns and a plate of foie gras. The 275-pound actor opted for an artery-clogging feast and paid … more
Dear The Pampa News,I am writing to you today about the CDC guidelines for starting school. I have heard that they are not allowing field trips, sports, kids have to eat in the classroom and we have … more
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