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Hidden Stories

Not long after Roger Moore passed, a friend sent a clip of him I had never seen before. It had no car chases or amazing gadgets, no beautiful women and hideous henchmen, not even a single utterance of “Bond … … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is …

By the time this appears in print, the envelope will be open. The statue awarded. The orchestra will be playing the new Best Picture Oscar winner off the stage. And then, approximately 30 seconds later, all the pundits will be … Continue reading

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Household Name

Once upon a time, there was Harold, my sister-in-law’s alleged car. Harold had four wheels, and he would get you where you were going … most of the time. During the exceptions, you couldn’t help wondering if Fred Flintstone’s leg-powered … Continue reading

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Turning Tales

Many of my baseball-loving friends have the blues. And they couldn’t be happier. Some of that blue belongs to the colors of the Kansas City Royals, questing for their first title in 30 years and desperate to wrap up the … Continue reading

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A Brush With Greatness

With a toothbrush in her hand, Missy becomes the next great Olympic marathoner. “EIGHT! And we’re beginning to hear the sounds of the runners ahead … NINE! We can just barely see the pack … TEN! They’re drawing closer … … Continue reading

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Going Out Of Our Tree

Heather has always loved history. And she’s always loved lists. Now that she’s discovered genealogy, I might not see her again until June. “Ooh, Scotty!” she calls, staring at a computer reproduction of a handwritten census record from a forgotten … Continue reading

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