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1.6.2008
Reality shows - ugh!
TV is really "Dumbing us down!"
1.12.2008
"Norman of the Mountain"
The gentle oracle spoke on
the mountain top
1.19.2008
"Hey, there's a war going on!"
1.26.2008
My straps are too tight!
Chafing is cruel and unusual punishment
2.3.2008
A lifetime of feelings
The love of her life was gone
We were a county filled with patriots
2.10.2008
Where did Bing, Frank and
Perry go?
I think the music has passed me by
The Attack on America
When the unimaginable happened in the United States
2.17.2008
Full Circle
Tales of my friend Dick
2.24.2008
Originally ran 2.14.2005
If only
How different the world would be
3.2.2008
The surprise party
A celebration for Mary
3.9.2008
Thanks to Billy
How Billy changed my life
3.16.2008
The speech that made a president
How to end our national nightmare
3.21.2008
Originally ran 5.15.2006
The roar of the press!
Please don't stop the press
3.30.2008
Boom, boom, you're dead!
The old west is here again
4.3.2008
Parents, please be parents!
Where did "Leave it to Beaver" go?
4.13.2008
The Wal-Mart nation
Remember the "Made in the U.S.A." labels
4.20.2008
No more "Nyah-Nyah" politics
Can openness and honesty win over politics as usual?
4.27.2008
Eavesdropping at Starbuck's
Tall guy, middle aged guy and younger guy discuss American's problems
5.4.2008
The President acts!
Developments from the Oval Office
5.12.2008
I Saw Elvis!
5.18.2008
Elvis Presley appears and explains
Originally ran 9.18.2006
Hiroshima among us!
5.26.2008
Could the big "kaboom" be near?
The guru on the mountain top
6.1.2008
The wise man teaches me about growing old
The guru speaks about women
6.8.2008
The day I learned what happens when women age
"Shadism"
6.14.2008
Coffee coded skin
Originally ran 4.26.2006
The new attack on America
6.22.2008
No need for bullets in this war
Cleaning out the notebook
6.28.2008
Things I've jotted down
The "Truth Channel"
7.5.2008
"The truth is found when men are free to pursue it"
The softening of America
7.13.2008
We used to be an ornery bunch
The secret plot to win the wars
7.20.2008
Are we falling for the secret plan?
Obama and McCain: The meeting
7.27.2008
When the two candidates met to discuss their feelings.
The new president - 2009
8.3.2008
The world is astonished at what happens at the inauguration
Have a good one - yourself!
8.10.2008
Some words and phrases are getting boring, tiresome and annoying
The uncommon death of a common man
8.16.2008
Are we all responsible when
death calls a friend?
Originally ran 12.31.07
"Do You Remember?"
8.24.2008
The only constant is change!
Who's working and where?
Do Americans have a work ethic anymore?
8.31.2008
"I'm a dinosaur!"
I'm as old-fashioned as Burma-Shave
9.8.2008
"Dig Deep and Dirty Committee" vs. the "Vicious Group"
McCain's and Obama's committees wage nyah-nyah gutter politics
9.13.2008
Give me prudence!
It's becoming a Laurel and Hardy act
9.19.2008
The test for president
A new way to help select a president
9.26.2008
I'm vexed
It's time for a big change
10.5.2008
Finally, the real debate!
Seinfeld chosen as debate moderator
10.9.2008
Why not dream?
America is at a turning point
10.19.2008
What if?
How the world would have changed
10.25.2008
Obama and McCain - give it a rest!
Enough already!
11.1.2008
The inauguration speech
Oh, how times change..or do they?
11.5.2008
A cousin: Lost and then found
Wonderful memories rediscovered
11.11.2008
Is it me, or what?
Some things I think about
11.17.2008
"Shadism"
Coffee coded skin
11.24.2008
Originally ran 4.24.2006
Dear Secretary of the Treasury Henry J. Paulson
11.27.2008
It all happens so quickly
It's always too late
12.7.2008
Santa Claus lived
The man in the red suit came alive
12.12.2008
Originally ran 12.9.07
A letter to President George W. Bush
12.28.2008
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