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In an election where the majority of voters will vote against someone rather than for someone, perhaps it is time to consider the two minor party candidates. If the idyllic casting of a citizen’s … more
I couldn't resist shelving my plan once I was aboard. Actually, as I used the paddleboard to get out to the mooring, I was thinking that conditions merited more than cleaning the bottom of the boat. The wind was from the southwest at 10 to 15 knots; the more
This past week, the Democrats convened in Philadelphia to officially nominate Hillary Rodham Clinton as their party’s standard-bearer for the general election of 2016. In a convention that started … more
Some 240 years ago, our nation was formed on the basis of a few hopeful presumptions. After centuries of the world enduring absolute monarchs, constitutional monarchies, aristocracies, and … more
Whoever thinks dogs can't speak should have been with me for breakfast Sunday. My conversation with Ollie was entirely silent. Thankfully, our rescue spotted coon hound doesn't vocalize his opinion unless he spots a cat or raccoon outside. It's then that more
What’s a gift without it being wrapped? I suppose it’s like going to a restaurant, ordering a sumptuous meal, and having it served out of the pan. Presentation is so much a part of the gift. … more
They looked like strawberries dotted across the white kitchen tile floor, only they weren't. It was quarter-sized drops of blood. Carol had already identified the source and quarantined Ollie in his travel crate. He wore that I've done something bad"" more
I've never met a sailor who would prefer to be running a race than racing a race. Competition is the nature of those who love racing, not setting a course and counting down the seconds to the start. And far worse, as the boats cover the course, the race more
This past week, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo stated she was open to the idea of using the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) as a barometer whether or not a high school student has fulfilled the … more
In the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire,” Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, played by Cuba Gooding Jr., repeatedly shouted into the phone the now iconic phrase “Show me the money!” His … more
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