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  • Days of yore

    No, I’m not forgetting Labradorians. But when I was growing up they were not part of the picture, so they do not figure on the Coutts-Hallmark ...

  • The real wages of sin

    I know from the nature of the notes and emails you send me that you wholeheartedly agree. Some of you have gone so far as to suggest that you ...

  • A time in the sun

    That’s a blatantly prejudicial comment, as well. I can think of lots of ideas about Florida that I think I do like. For example, it’s almost ...

  • Ahead of my time

    So sang that country sweetheart Loretta Lynn, the coalminer’s daughter, star behind the movie of the same name, sister to Crystal Gayle, she of ...

  • The cold truth

    It might be more appropriate these days to say, many are cold, but few are frozen. My dear Lord! Have you ever seen it so cold so early in the ...

  • One little candle

    That must be the very worst kind of sick there is. Worse even than seasickness or migraine sickness or the-night-after-New-Year’s-Eve ...

  • The glass half full

    Same as you, I suppose. I’m not overly worried or concerned, al­though both OH and I have our challenges, same as most people in our age group. ...

  • ’Tis the season to give

    First things first. I don’t do a lot of preparing for Christmas. I have a good excuse. Very little works on me below the neck. My hands are ...

  • Men of steel

    For some reason it was those words from that song that struck me when I first heard that Nelson Mandela was dead. “Superman’s Song” was written ...

  • The road taken

    “And both that morning equallylay ...”The choices aren’t always like two branches of one road going in two distinctly different directions, as in ...