Monthly Archives: April 2014

My unsettling intake of information

The “alleged” racist comments of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling which came to light over the weekend were grossly unsettling, to say the least. Even more unsettling is the long trail of racist actions, not just words or thoughts, … Continue reading

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Keeping my vision in check

If you’re one of those folks with perfect vision, you’re blessed. If you’re one of those folk with perfect vision who thinks it’s cool to wear glasses with no lenses, you are blessed too. Also, I kind of hate you. … Continue reading

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Remembering the score during the third quarter funk

Over the past decade there might not have has not been a better show on TV than “Friday Night Lights.” I watched every single episode of that show as it aired and during that time, I swear I lived and … Continue reading

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Embracing the ridiculousness of Easter

January 8, 2012 was a day I’ll like never forget. I drove to my grandpa’s house that morning and instantly noticed something was a little off. I went into the living room, where the lights were on, the TV was … Continue reading

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When hand sanitizer doesn’t cut it

I hate hand sanitizer. Last week my 4-year-old niece attempted to substitute this goo for a good hand washing just prior to diving into a baked potato. “Not happening,” I told her. “There will be no shortcuts today, lady.” With … Continue reading

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The downside of the Disney princesses

I don’t have any kids, but I do have a 4-year-old niece and naturally, she’s all about the Disney Princesses. Now I have nothing against this on the surface. Heck, I even fed the addiction last month when I gave … Continue reading

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Growing patience

Fruit is awesome. Sure, candy is good, cake is great, and, yes, the right flavor of ice cream can be wonderful, but really, none of those can top a perfectly ripe peach or homegrown watermelon on a hot day. And … Continue reading

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