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My brother-in-law, Edward, was on the phone Sunday taking a break from Super Bowl action and the entertaining ads – thank heaven for them. Earlier in the week, in an email, he inquired whether I … more
Steve looked at me with a smile and said, “With the windows out of it, this is really the time to decide whether to do the body work.” I saw his point. The car had pretty much been stripped … more
A CODE OF ETHICS THAT’S NOT: When Rhode Island enacted a Code of Ethics in 1992, one of its key provisions was a “revolving door” prohibition that was intended to keep state elected … more
The smallest adjustment can have dramatic outcomes. Surely someone has said it much better than that. But the lesson is simple as understood by mariners when setting a course before the days of … more
Ever wonder how an item, a word, an expression, even the clouds on a clear sun-lit day can serve as a key to unlock memories? They’re triggers. You find yourself thinking, “I’ve seen this … more
Carol calls it the “raw egg” look. I tend to think of Pavlov and wonder if the dogs he used for experiments are Ollie’s descendants. The “raw egg” is a fitting description, for when … more
I’ve always been fascinated by fireworks but never understood the obsession some people have with them. Don’t misunderstand me. I suppose like most kids, our hometown Fourth of July fireworks … more
IS THE U.S. EXCEPTIONAL? President Obama, in his address to the nation last week on the Syrian chemical weapons issue, told us that our foreign policies - to include the willingness to use military … more
Sometimes it pays off not to know too much. That was the case Sunday, although I was sprayed for my over confidence and could have left my 96-year-old father and Marge, his companion, in an untenable … more
If only silliness could be prescribed, and just imagine how it might work. After listening to a description of aches and pains and a list of tribulations, the doc, with an air of concern and … more
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