For this column, I’ve chosen several items to present for your consideration. A few years ago, I wro[...]
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A while back, I turned off the TV set after putting it on to see what the latest headlines were. I f[...]
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A couple things this week – “buyer beware” and no wonder our language is so difficult to learn. Firs[...]
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It was sad to learn that former University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP) Chancellor Phillip Mars[...]
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After reading a recent column on the top songs of 50 and 100 years ago, a friend who’s now 50 years [...]
Back in the late 1970s, a young man from Hastings, Minn., joined the on-air staff at the local radio[...]
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Even though I claim not to travel all that much, Martha and I decided to squeeze in a six-day visit [...]
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I’ve always had an interest in the names new parents give their offspring. In the past, I’ve comment[...]
Last week, just after the Super Bowl, I mentioned in this space that my hands-down favorite commerci[...]