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Opinion: I’m amazing. Here’s why

Commentary by Danielle Wilson I’ve recently decided that I’m amazing, and for your reading pleasure, I’m going to tell you why. Our air conditioning had been out for three days straight as temperatures skyrocketed...

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Opinion: Party pooper

By Dick Wolfsie Recently, I was taken aback by a question my wife posed on our way to a movie: “Dick, next year, do you want a surprise party for your 70th birthday?” “Excuse me?”...

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Opinion: Calculation my POGNS

By Danielle Wilson One of the things my family teases me about, besides my love of well-done steak, is my almost freakish commitment to eight hours of sleep. I frequently pass on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in...

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Opinion: The many uses for floss

I have steadfastly accepted as fact anything preceded by the words “They say….”   They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day; they say you should drink seven glasses of water daily; they...

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Opinion:  Pailing by comparison

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie When I see publications at the hardware store promoting handyman projects, I wish I were more adept in my workshop (not that I have one). I peruse the rack, knowing...

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Opinion: Apology to football parents

Commentary by Danielle Wilson I spend a great deal of time judging other parents. I know it’s wrong, but I can’t help myself. Criticizing their decisions and actions makes me feel better about my...

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Opinion: Refusing to budget

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie When we first got married, Mary Ellen toyed with the idea of a budget, but when she realized that saving money required not spending as much, the idea lost a...

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Opinion: Staring down a bad habit

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Just once in 38 years, I’d like to hear Mary Ellen say something like: “Dick has this terrific habit of changing his underwear every day.” Generally, the word habit is...

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Opinion: Food for thought

Commentary by Danielle Wilson A few weeks back, I wrote a column about one of my sons deciding not to make his Catholic confirmation. I actually thought nothing more of it until I started...