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The Initials ‘CEO’ Now Have A Whole New Meaning

September 27, 2017
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At one time in our no-so-distant past the term ‘CEO’, meaning ‘Chief Executive Officer’, was invented to replace the perfectly good word ‘President’ as the title for the person heading up a company or corporation. At…

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HOPodcast: Billy Dees Interviews Wil 3 Author of Heartly God?

September 27, 2017
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A great interview from Billy Dees for HOPress-Shorehouse Books. This episode highlights Wil 3, author of the thriller Heartly God? Click the link below to hear the interview from   Wil 3 is a father,…

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Paranoya With Goya

September 27, 2017
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I like to think that I’m the sort of person who, if you make the same complaint about me for a quarter of a century, I’ll listen thoughtfully to what you have to say, take…

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There is no end to Ed Sheeran’s talent…

September 27, 2017
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What You Need to Know Before You Remodel

September 26, 2017
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Right now, we’re far, far along in a major remodeling project – by which I mean we’re almost 15% through. On the off chance you’re foolishly thinking of doing something just as bone-headed, let me…

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For One Boy, Police Misconduct is a Dream Come True

September 26, 2017
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BOSTON.  Ten-year-old Timmy Kwiezscki has a dream–to become a uniformed police officer patrolling a beat–but it’s not clear he’ll ever realize it.  “The chances of out-living a case of Stage 3 Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease are zero,”…

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Food & Drink For Thought

September 26, 2017
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It was Jill Y’s birthday so I decided to go all out and take her on a dining experience she would never forget. It was all going well until she realized I had one more…

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Butt, it’s research!

September 25, 2017
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After close to a year of weekly blogging, I can say that I’ve learned some interesting things. Like when I researched different names for the gluteus maximus, sometimes called the gluteal muscles, or glutes, for short. According…

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What Airline?

September 25, 2017
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  You know you’re old when you go to the airport and you don’t even recognize the names of the airlines anymore.  What the heck happened to Braniff and TWA?  While trying to find an…

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The Difference Between Men and Women

September 25, 2017
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When sixth-grade science teacher Pat Farrell assigns an earth-science lab on measuring crystals, the girls collect their materials . . . read the directions and follow the sequence from beginning to end. The first thing…

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That carefree moment when you’re high on dental gas and you get visited by a friendly Water Buffalo…

September 25, 2017
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Pork Buns and Man Buns

September 24, 2017
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Canadian Appetizer NEWFOUNDLAND PORK BUNS INGREDIENTS ½ pound salt pork ¼ cup shortening or butter 3 cups flour (2 tablespoons more later) 2 tablespoons baking powder ¼ cup sugar 1 cup water SPECIAL UTENSIL cookie…

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The Boy Who Didn’t Like Tom Hanks

September 24, 2017
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I had never seen my friend Farbman so upset. He was so disturbed he didn’t even touch his second desert at lunch. “It’s my son Bruce,” he said. “In all my days, I never thought something…

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The Halloween Horror Campaign

September 24, 2017
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(Note) Many of you will recall a couple of years ago I published a book titled Never Say Neigh. It featured my horse Noah Vail’s take on fun, funny, and some insightful details surrounding the…

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Stop Speaking Infantish

September 24, 2017
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Stop Speaking Infantish

For goodness sake, if you want to train your dog properly, stop speaking infantish to him. Your dog is not a human infant. The reason we talk googly to infants is that we are training them early on…

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Walk for Self-Abuse Brings Shady Practice Into the Light

September 23, 2017
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BOSTON. Thousands of men and boys soaked in the cool fall air today as they filed down Beacon Street on their way to the Boston Common for the first annual “Walk for Self-Abuse,” a fund-raiser that hopes…

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Pumpkin candies are here!

September 22, 2017
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Suspicions: I have a feeling my wife is out to get me. She was all of 39 years old when she decided she didn’t want to be 40. So she punishes me. What is she…

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Bananas With Split Peas and the Great Beyond

September 22, 2017
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Rwandan Entree BANANAS WITH SPLIT PEAS INGREDIENTS 1¾ cups dried split peas 4 cups water or enough to cover split peas 4 ripe bananas¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or black pepper ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons…

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Wealth: The Saga Coninues

September 22, 2017
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For Your Daily Chuckle:  go ahead, laugh at my life!   If you were kind enough to read yesterday’s essay on Wealth, please go back and read the new ending:  Ending The Saga    …

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Autumn is here!

September 22, 2017
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Autumn is here!

Well, it’s fall again, the favorite time of year for runners. The heat and humidity of summer are gone, the mornings are cool and the weather is ideal for running.  5K’s, 10K’s, half and full…

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Improve Surgery Teaches Young Docs to Think on Their Feet

September 22, 2017
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BOSTON.  It’s Thursday night in the cafeteria of Massachusetts General Hospital, but the lights have been dimmed so that the diners on the night shift don’t even see the customary reflection off the Jello cube…

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