Author: Mike Redmond

Mike Redmond

Opinion: Who needs candy corn?

I just read the other day that your choice of fall food gives a great deal of insight into your personality. For example, candy corn. Supposedly, if you love candy corn, you’re an independent...

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Opinion: Milestone birthday

Closing in as I am on a certain milestone birthday — I’ll be 60, or as I like to put it, in my extremely late 40s — I’ve been thinking about ways my life...

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Opinion: Beer-flavored latte

This just in from the Weird Wide Web, where all the news is fit to be taken with not one but several grains of salt: Starbucks (you know, the quaint little coffee shop with...

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Opinion: Who packs a bag of cereal?

My mother (also known as “Mom”) is visiting from LaGrange County, and as usual it’s hilarious. Actually, I notice that the older Mom gets the more hilarious it becomes. For example, here’s what she...

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Opinion: Too soon, candy lobbyists

So there I was, wheeling my cart merrily through the grocery store, whistling while I went on a search for enchilada sauce, when I rounded a turn at the end of an aisle and...

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Opinion: Want vs. need

I’m usually pretty good where that want/need thing is concerned, but lately I’ve been confusing the two because of motorcycles. My rational mind tells me I want a new one. My emotional self says...

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Opinion: Turning it around at 60

One of those milestone birthdays is coming up in a few months and I have already begun compiling a list of how Things Are Going To Be Different Around Here Now That I’m 60....