Author: Mike Redmond

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Opinion: Off the coffee

The other morning I came downstairs to start the day and, as is my habit, poured myself a cup of coffee and took a deep sip. It was awful – sour and bitter and...

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Opinion: Where did we go right?

My daughter, who is 12 going on 35 going on 3 (depending on her mood) has a problem. (Of course when you’re 12, having a problem, or more accurately problems, plural, kind of goes...

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Opinion: Fudging the numbers

I read the other day that, as ages go, 60 is the new 40. (For mathematical and all other purposes, 60 remains the old 60.) This interests me, as I am age New 40....

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Opinion: Missing solid food

They say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone, and it’s true. I miss solid food. Oh, I have food in my house and all the necessary equipment (teeth, etc.) for consumption...

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Opinion: Splendiferous spring lawns

Ah, spring – that magical time of warm sun and gentle breezes coaxing grass, trees, plants and flowers to shake off the torpor of winter and get back to the business of growing and...

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Opinion: My so-called promposal

Thanks to friends who have children in high school, I recently became aware of a new word – new to me, anyway: Promposal. Prom-pos-al (n.): The practice, some would say overdone, others would say...