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Unless you live in New England or are an extremely well informed football fan you probably do not recognize the name Jimmy Garoppolo .  This year he will make $1,103,744.  He has a terrific seat at all New England Patriot’s games since he is quarterback...

Ringo Starr is 75.  75!!   It was not the Beatles, but Peter, Paul and Mary who sang, “Where have all the flowers gone?”  But I wonder if Ringo ever sings those words.   “Long time passing.”  And it was Paul McCartney who wrote, “Yesterday, all my...

I currently have a graduate class that just sits and listens.  I cannot get them to talk. One of the values of a graduate class is having a room full of mature adults who share the lessons and insights of having lived a few decades. ...

My dog doesn’t understand the time change from Daylight Saving to Standard Time.   She eats at noon each day.  She makes sure I do not forget.  If I am late there is a lot of nose pushing and running back and forth to her dish. ...

We are having local elections and lawns along busy streets are strewn with a plethora of names from all over the world.    Today I saw Greek names, Irish names, Jewish names, an Asian name and a vast variety of Italian names.  This is America, land...

English is extremely complicated, especially for native speakers.  We speak the way we heard English as a child and while we are following rules we don’t know the rules.  We just know when something doesn’t sound right it’s wrong.   Why does it sound wrong when...

I spent the afternoon blowing leaves.  I highly recommend it if you are into watching patches of reds and yellows swirling about decorating your life.  I felt like I was Jackson Pollock splashing about getting ready for an exhibition. Truly nothing he ever did comes...

It’s debate time in America.  Political parties are verbally battling for control of our lives.  We the people have to listen and decide who we can trust to tell us the truth.  Who is really doing this for us and not for their own ego...

When my mother was 85 she asked her doctor to do a cholesterol test.  I love what he told her.   He said, “Mrs. Felty, you’re 85 years old.  You won!  Go home and eat anything you want.”  I wonder what is the magic number.  At...

Surely it did not come as a surprise to Jesus when James and John’s mother approached Him with the request for her sons to have privileged positions in Jesus’ kingdom.  Also He could not have been surprised at the anger of the other disciples when...