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Everybody Jokes About The Weather, But Only the Desperate Move

January 10, 2018
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Somebody asked me the other day why I don’t write humor columns about the weather these days. It’s the same reason why I don’t make many political jokes: They’re just not funny anymore. I’ve endured…

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I hope you winter lovers are satisfied

December 29, 2017
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Well, everybody wanted a white Christmas. There you go, if you live around here: White Christmas. So, Christmas is over now. It can all … un-whiten up. Here, let me check the forecast. Nope. Some…

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The Fearless Deer of Pokagon

October 1, 2017
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Deer are so common in Indiana that sometimes we forget they were once wiped out in the state. Now they’re back, wiping out cars instead, so you really don’t have to try to hard to…

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Indiana Winters, or: Why Aren’t We Living in Florida?

March 28, 2017
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(Note: This was originally written on February 7th and then misplaced, which isn’t the first time. It was the beginning of what was overall a nice February—for Indiana. You all know how things changed in…

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There’s No Magic Bullet for This Anniversary

March 5, 2017
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I took a couple of days off for our wedding anniversary this year, having come up with a fairly simple idea, which is all I’m capable of when it comes to events like that. Anniversaries,…

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Christmas In Almost February

January 30, 2017
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Winter almost beat the Hunter family Christmas celebration. Almost. But in the end we celebrated, if only a month or so late. First there was illness. Then work schedules. Then more illness. Then weather. Illness.…

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Fun With Inaugurations (No, not THIS inauguration!)

January 18, 2017
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This is inauguration month. You probably didn’t realize this, unless you’re one of the few people who followed the 2016 Presidential election. I mean, who paid attention to that? It was the single nastiest election…

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Hoosier influence in the election of ’16 … 1916

November 24, 2016
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I’ve been so busy that I completely forgot this column, which I wrote in October. But considering it mentions the election, maybe a little time was just as well.   SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK It’s…

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When I Was a Kid …

July 10, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Nothing makes a person feel older than when they start telling those “when I was a kid” stories. Example: When I was a kid I really did have to walk…

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Primary Colors

May 18, 2016
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Approaching Indiana’s May primary, I found myself full of double negatives: That is to say, I flipped a coin to determine who I least wanted to vote against. Maybe that’s not technically a double negative,…

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