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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

July 28, 2017
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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

We said we’d wait at least another decade before going back to Disneyland after the last exhausting visit, but there we were, only two years later, going back. Such a reversal in not without precedent.…

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Wife not pushy about Amazon dash buttons

July 21, 2017
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My wife goes along with my random ponderings—theories about the universe, why things happen as they do, world issues and, of course, why American life isn’t complete without Amazon dash buttons. “Have you seen those…

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Will I be a grandfather or a grandmother?

July 13, 2017
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Yeah, life. It’s a thing, ain’t it? You’re rolling along, way too busy, doing too much of what you don’t really want to do and not enough of what you do. Then, one day, you…

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Happy ending to dog’s tale

July 1, 2017
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Our pet beagle eats his food fast—really fast. I wondered if we should do something about it. So my wife told a friend, the friend told another friend who was a veterinarian, and the veterinarian…

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Ford Motors East?

June 21, 2017
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Ford moves factory to China after Trump pressure not to move to Mexico In fairness, Ivanka does so much biz in China they’re like family Paul LanderPaul Lander is not sure which he is proudest…

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Wife says ‘You two are better than U2!’

June 9, 2017
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I’ve been married almost 17 years, and I know that my wife is not materialistic. For Christmas, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and birthdays, she doesn’t want much. She’s more into the thought and love behind a…

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Father-in-law has chicken soup fix

May 26, 2017
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I got the flu that’s going around, so my wife made a call to her dad. Within 15 minutes, he was at our doorstep with a package. How does he manage to keep his freezer…

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Being Italian means eating tomatoes and loving it

May 5, 2017
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I’ve known this for years about my son, who’s now 13, but the other day something hit me, and I didn’t like it. I had to bring it up. Me: You’re my kid. You’re Italian.…

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Mr. Picarella goes to Washington

April 21, 2017
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Mr. Picarella is not a mister. He’s a 13-year-old kid. He’s my kid! My wife and I try to protect him from the world, but I promise, we don’t shelter him. We let him ride…

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HOPress Highlights Talented Moms Dorothy Rosby and Margie Cherry for Mother’s Day

April 12, 2017
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As the most important holiday of the year approaches—yes, Mother’s Day—there is no holiday more important. It would behoove you not to argue with this premise.  Who doesn’t love a mother? Not sure of what…

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