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  • The stuff of dreams

    Sorry, world, but you missed it. You had your chance and I blew it.I will always regret what didn’t happen, but the road to hell is laid out in ...

  • Where east and west will never meet

    It’s a strange, strange world we live in, Master Jack!We could substitute the word “interesting” for “strange,” or the word “curious,” as in “The ...

  • Accidents of birth

    Just reading an interesting headline on the computer.Seems this black couple in Nigeria, I think, has just given birth to a white baby with blond ...

  • Pet memories

    Oh, what a beautiful mornin’,Oh what a beautiful day!Many of you will recognize those lines from “Oklahoma,” that marvelous Broadway musical of ...

  • Hello and goodbye

    Weddings and funerals have some things in common.Having attended a couple of the former and far too many of the latter in the not-too-distant ...

  • The research shows …

    This is not a column about sex. OK, so I’ve lost half of you already. Those who remain are being rewarded by this interesting little tidbit: a ...

  • Aging without grace

    I have a birthday tomorrow. I’ve been putting off writing about it. Truth be known, I’ve been putting off thinking about it.By the way, by the ...

  • A simple saviour

    We humans like to think creativity begins and ends with us.It is we who write the poems, the novels, the symphonies and the columns (Keats, ...

  • And the world still turns

    As I write, the date is 9/11. Nine years after the fact. Seems trite to say the world isn't spinning as it did before that. None of us ...

  • Hawking disses God

    Stephen Hawking has changed his mind.When you have a mind like his, that takes some doing. I’ve often heard of rooms that were too small to ...