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No, I Don’t Mean Happy Holidays, I Mean Merry Christmas

This was printed in a couple of newspapers last Christmas and I think it bears repeating now. Merry Christmas! Some folks say that it is not politically correct to say “Merry Christmas” to You because You may take offense. Politically correct is … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr. Rooney

Andy Rooney was a man with an opinion on just about everything. Before the word weblog could have made any sense, he was the original blogger, the man we hacks would like to emulate. His gift was giving a voice … Continue reading

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I Lost My Brother Today

I lost a friend today whom I’d never met. He was just going to work and the sky fell in on Him. I’ve missed Him the last ten years, at every Saturday afternoon barbecue and Sunday football game. I lost … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There

Action, for the sake of action is, unless you’re in a Michael Bay film, pointless. Running around like a chicken with its head cut off is like, well, running around like a chicken with its head cut off. There are … Continue reading

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Don’t Change the Rules

Situations, people and circumstances change. There is no good reason for that to affect the personal relationship you have with Her. As life happens, we find ourselves adapting. Over time we change the way we do things in order to … Continue reading

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When she is not Her

These submissions are, by and large, positive. There have, however, been a number of readers who have indicated that they are in relationships with difficult, even impossible women. Women who, no matter how well they are treated, treat their significant … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask

Let’s assume you have done something insensitive or just plain dumb (generally a safe assumption) and She is not happy. You may not realize that there is a problem. If you pay attention to Her, you will soon. Pray it’s … Continue reading

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