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Certain dates in our country’s history are practically inborn. Most Americans know these by heart by second grade, (which for me…

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(I wrote this in 2011. The original headline, written by me, was “A better than fair fair zips toward the silver…

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(This first ran February 27, 2011, in The Times and The News-Star.) Good chicken salad is like pornography. I can’t really…

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(This column ran originally February 6, 2011, in The Times and The News-Star.) “Athletics provide one of the best preparations for…

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“Sir, I’m sorry, but we don’t have you in our computer.” Can you hear worse news? You can, but it‟s a…

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Logically, you’d think competitive sports would have been invented first. But cheerleading, in its most primitive form, was here long, long…

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Hallelujah. First Baptist Church of Ruston celebrates its 125th anniversary next Sunday, August 8. Can you believe it?! True, it seems…

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(This ran originally in The Times and The News-Star on March 3, 2011 — my mom’s birthday!, although it has nothing…

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“On the street where you live…” By Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner, from My Fair Lady They try to fool…

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(Pictured are two mating weevils on a brown wooden stick, which is nice work if you can get it. We just…

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