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Unexpected sting
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This week a contractor at my office reached behind a board and upset a wasp’s nest. I was standing by him, and it was like a cartoon. more
It is amazing what you learn when you travel. One of the discoveries on our recent bus trip to Michigan and Wisconsin was a special beverage we had never heard of. more
I will turn 60 in October and I am still finding out who I am. I reread that sentence. Maybe it should read, I am still becoming who I am. more
Working at the PSU Newman Center
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Last month I enjoyed a cup of coffee and long visit with Dick Shaw, his wife, Adolphine, and sister, Margie, when they were in town for the St. Mary’s High School reunion. Today’s column … more
Can you hear me now?
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“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it.” – M. Scott Peck I received an … more
A lazy salad for a steamy day
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Summer heat calls for little exertion. It invites lazy days lounging under a canopy of shade with icy drinks clinking in perspiring glasses. more
Bottle rocket wars
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Bottle rocket wars were one of the highlights of my teenage years. We would hold the bottle rocket between two fingers and shoot it right at a friend. more
Smart Breakfast Basics
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Have you ever heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Some mornings the snooze button might seem like a better idea than getting up to fix yourself or your family’s breakfast, but fight that urge!   more
Addressing our Kansas amendment dilemma
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“I noticed you don’t have a ‘Value Them Both – Vote Yes’ sign in your yard.”  more
History-makers through Karsh’s lens
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Winston Churchill, determined. Albert Einstein, ethereal. Eleanor Roosevelt, engaging. Andy Warhol, whimsical. Pablo Picasso, intense. Georgia O'Keeffe, pensive.  more
Cherry-picking Jan. 6
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Is showrunner James Goldston the most important force on the House Democratic Jan. 6 committee? There's no doubt the former president of ABC News is shaping the committee's presentations, episode by episode. more
The stain on the wall
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Donald Trump's chief of staff's young aide Cassidy Hutchinson describes this White House scene: It's December 2020. The president's former attorney general, Bill Barr, has just given an interview denying that the election had been rigged. more
Thank you to everyone who makes this newspaper possible. more
The following is the sixth excerpt from “From Poverty to Prestige: the Autobiography of Laurence Paul Wilson.” more
Open letter to 2022 Kansas college graduates
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Congratulations on a job well done! As you consider what is next, I want to make a pitch for why you should put your roots down here in Kansas. more
Inflation is a tax on every Kansan
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Inflation is currently at 40-year highs with no end in sight. It’s hard to find a good or service in America that hasn’t been impacted by soaring inflation. more
Transform your salad into a meal with layers
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A salad that calls itself a substantial meal is not a floppy affair. more
Winner winner, chicken dinner
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Today, July 6, is Fried Chicken Day. No one apparently has taken credit for deciding that we should celebrate that particular food on this particular day but there it is — Fried Chicken Day. more
Are We There Yet?
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I’m very impatient. Any trip I take, whether across town or around the world I continually try to figure out how to get there faster. more
A Headboard and the Dog’s Dinner
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I’ve got something to say about how to make a better family, a better community, a better country. So I am going to do what my people do: Tell a story and then try to make parallels at the end. more
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