Author: Mike Redmond

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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...

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Opinion: $31,000 wedding

It isn’t June but weddings are making a lot of news these days. First, the story in the Washington Post that said the average wedding cost nowadays is $31,213 not including the honeymoon. This...

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Opinion: (You know what) on a shingle

I love cookbooks. I have a fairly sizable collection, 300 or so, and I’m always adding to it. I read them for fun, for entertainment, for education, and occasionally for cooking. So it was...