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  • In the beginning

    Till ringing, singing on its waythe Earth revolved from night to day,a voice, a chime, a chant sublimeof peace on earth, goodwill to men.It seems ...

  • Making sense of the senseless

    Note to readers: Depending in which paper you read this column, there is normally a five- to nine-day delay from the time I must first submit it ...

  • Making sense of the senseless

    Note to readers: Depending in which paper you read this column, there is normally a five- to nine-day delay from the time I must first submit it ...

  • The sobering truth

    If you’re expecting a sweet, sugary Christmas column, forget it.Out of respect for you, the reader, I am resisting the temptation to launch out ...

  • Lend me your ear

    You probably already have that perfect gift for your Other Half. I know how you did it, too. You gave the cash to your daughter and said, “Here’s ...

  • Kiss your end goodbye

    “Armageddon is upon us!” That’s what preachers and pastors used to shout from the pulpits of my youth at the least provocation.“The end is ...

  • Under new management

    Perhaps some of you remember that old John Denver song: If you ask how I’m doin’ here without you, I’d like to say I’m doin’ fine and I ...

  • On war, Sandy and human decency

    The last two weeks are weeks that should not have been. Not for the people in New York, or Staten Island, or the Jersey Shore or dozens of other ...

  • Happy anniversary!

    In his first debate, Obama made some comment about an anniversary.I think he was awake during the first few moments of that event, so he should ...

  • States of confusion

    if you are not interested in the U.S. presidential elections, good.Neither am I at the moment. I don't understand the process, I don't understand ...