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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...

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Opinion: A faithful companion

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Garrison Keillor performed his final “Prairie Home Companion” episode last week, capping things off with a goodbye visit to Lake Wobegon, his mythical hometown where “all the women are strong, all the...

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Opinion: Charmingly imperfect

Commentary by Danielle Wilson A few months back I chipped one of my already-crooked bottom-front teeth. Luckily my horse-size chompers up top hide the snaggle-tooth for photo ops, but it’s quite noticeable when I...