My Thoughts Editorial: Easter

This editorial does not necessarily reflect the views of the author, distributor, or advertisers of this fine column. Another holiday season is upon us. Churches are deco­rating, people are fasting, and stores are stocking up on candy to end a forty-day fast as soon as the over-­commercialized Easter Sunday comes along. Kids are look­ing for […]

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As the World Groans, Episode II

One concept that soap operas do not have is time. When a week passes in our time, or normal time, only a day or so passes in soap time. If you have been a long time reader of this column, you may remember about a year ago when I wrote a soap opera called As […]

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Death of a Slinky

Memories, in the corner of my mind… I lie in bed thinking of this song, daydreaming about the days I had something I now no longer have. The burial is over now and all I have are the memories, the memories of a slinky. A slinky that now lies below old tissues, pop cans, and […]

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My Thoughts Editorial: I See the Light

This editorial does not necessarily reflect the views of its ad­vertisers. I usually get my news by reading a weekly news maga­zine or looking online at various news web sites. Rarely do I read the newspaper and after what I am about to reveal, I may never be able to read it again. Well, not […]

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V-Day, the Ugly Truth

A friend recently emailed me and told me that (and I quote): “You know those darn girlfriends just get in the way of our selfishness.” This sorry, selfish man sends himself Valen­tines and sends a yearly email on the fourteenth of Febru­ary, complaining about Valentine’s Day. “It is a day for the women to get […]

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Fixing the Y2K Problem

As some of you may know, there is controversy over the fact that since the first year of the A.D. era was A.D. 1, the new mil­lennium should not start until A.D. 2001. I will now address the issue in a funnier, more humorous way. Please take me seriously. First of all, it is a […]

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I’ll Be Home with Bells On

Christmas is upon us. Kids are on break from school, shop­pers scurry to find gifts at stores only to find empty shelves, and families are preparing to gather. I only bought two pres­ents this year, both of which I cannot mention because I have not given them yet. I do not want to ruin the […]

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Flight to Egypt

I was thinking the other day (Oh dear Lord no! Take shelter before these thoughts take shape!) about air travel. I feel that air travel is the safest but yet most feared form of travel. Many people who would not think twice about taking a car someplace, even though over a million people are injured […]

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