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Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM

When my children ask why Mama doesn't want to go to the beach any more, these are the stories I will tell them.

Posted Jul 28, 2015 at 10:30 AM

For a large part of my life I have fought the problem. Certainly there has been no shortage of writings on the subject or suggestions for combating the symptoms and, believe me, I have read all that I have found.

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 9:15 AM

After professional golfers wrap up their competitive season each year, the best and most popular among their ranks get to participate in what has been called the “Silly Season.”

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 8:48 AM

Lawyers are often not held in high esteem, unless of course, you need one. “Go Set a Watchman,” the new novel by Harper Lee, has done nothing to improve the image of lawyers.

Updated Jul 20, 2015 at 9:21 AM

I usually don’t hold political beliefs against people.I know why I favor the candidates I do. I assume others have their reasons for supporting someone. Even if we differ, we can still have a Diet Coke and a friendly debate.

Updated Jul 20, 2015 at 8:34 AM

Let me tell you, dear reader, the story of a man named Trump.

Updated Jul 17, 2015 at 9:18 AM

This week, at the NAACP convention in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama told an enthusiastic audience “all of us need redemption — justice and redemption go hand in hand.”

Posted Jul 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM

While we've all been waving our personally significant flags, there have been some instances of positivity worth noting that got lost in the uproar.

Updated Jul 15, 2015 at 10:10 AM

From London

Posted Jul 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM

My dog Jazzy hates to go to the veterinarian's office. I don't blame her since it usually means she will get a shot to cure some ailment. Who among us does not hate to get a shot? It is even worse for a pet who does not understand the problems that...

Updated Jul 10, 2015 at 10:21 AM

I’ve written numerous times about society’s skewed expectations about our professional athletes.More to the point, I’ve tried to expose some of the boundless hypocrisy that the various sports leagues bring to this topic.

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