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  • True lies

    The view from here - There are three great lies in life. These lies are often told us by the most important people in our lives. People whom we ...

  • Last weekend

    I've had an interesting weekend. You may not want to read about my weekend (Aug. 22-24), in which case you should go read something else. To be ...

  • For those who need an excuse

    The view from here - I hope I've saved you from missing it. Had you gone past today without realizing what a special day it is you would ...

  • Let the games begin

    The view from here - A sizable portion of you think I'm about to talk about the Olympics. Well, I am to a degree but not much. At this point, the ...

  • Getting the wires well and truly crossed

    The view from here - The only way to tell this story is strictly chronologically. Several months ago a couple of people decided they'd like to ...

  • For your summer reading pleasure

    The view from here - Ed's note: In this hot and sticky week, I thought I'd do something different and introduce to you a short section from one ...

  • Of now and then

    The view from here - I'm writing this in the van. The van is parked near the beach in a section of town below Springdale proper known to all and ...

  • One born every minute

    "It really is free!" Seeing something like that makes you sit up and take notice. I mean, nothing is free these days. Even your soul cleansing, ...

  • The great escape

    The view from here - Ah, the first full week of summer. That week was enough to gladden the heart of any red-blooded adolescent. Suddenly, you ...

  • Comforting thoughts of eternity

    The view from here - Just had a letter from a woman who says I'm going to hell. Well, she didn't actually say I was going there, but she painted ...