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How Much Sleep Do You Need?
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So Long, Wally Cleaver
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She and I and You and Us, All Watching TV
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Personal identity is a complex matter and if a pronoun is all you need to validate you, fine. It’d help if you pasted your pronoun on your forehead, but if you feel that would marginalize you or stereotype you, I understand…


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It's Summertime!
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It's fun to remember summers past, but there's still much to look forward to now…


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The Lord is my shepherd and boy do I need Him!…


Summer Really is Getting Hotter
by Tara Yharlagadda / Inverse (Jul 16, 2022)

How to prepare and stay cool…


She and I and You and Us, All Watching TV
by Garrison Keillor (Jul 15, 2022)

Personal identity is a complex matter and if a pronoun is all you need to validate you, fine. It’d help if you pasted your pronoun on your forehead, but if you feel that would marginalize you or stereotype you, I understand…


Life is Like a Rack of Billiard Balls
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jul 16, 2022)

Taking aim at the days of our lives…


COVID-19 Perspectives for June 2022
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We may think it's over, but COVID continues its relentless spread, with more people becoming infected two or more times, though less likely leading to hospitalization and death as early in the pandemic…


A Letter from a Father in Heaven
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jul 9, 2022)

Loving thoughts to a daughter from out of this world…


Five COVID Numbers that Don't Make Sense Anymore
by Katerhine Wu / The Atlantic (Jul 9, 2022)

It's long past time to forget them all…


More Than One Million Americans Report Ukrainian Ancestry
by US Census Bureau Staff (Jul 8, 2022)

Nation's population of Ukrainian ancestry grew fastest after dissolution of Soviet Union…


Good Isn't Good Enough, Seek Perfection
by Garrison Keillor (Jul 8, 2022)

I’m in Minnesota where the other day I ate a radish that had a real bite to it, not the tepid politically correct radishes I’ve become accustomed to…


United States of Diversity
by Michael Barnone / Washington Examiner (Jul 4, 2022)

The Founders and Dobbs…


Celebrating Our Day of Independence as a Wonderfully Diverse People
by Robert L. Santos / Direcotr of US Census Bureau (Jul 2, 2022)

Reflections on the expanding embrace of 'We the People'


The Home Row of Freedom
by Greg Asimakoupoulos (Jul 2, 2022)

A manual typewriter keys remind us of what is not automatic…


Here're Your Orders: Make Something Beautiful
by Garrison Keillor (Jun 30, 2022)

Don’t be disheartened. Deal with the problem.. . . Exercise your gifts. Create beautiful things…



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