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June 24, 2011 RSS feed / Commentary

Girty and Gus disappear

It’s your turn now

It was the best of experiences; it was the worst of experiences. This paraphrase of the opening lines of The Tale of Two Cities expresses a recent experience of mine. More...

Billy Jack tried to make the world a better place

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

I’ve been noticing Born Losers making the rounds on the TV movie channels recently. If you haven’t heard of Billy Jack you are either under 50 or lived your younger life in Botswana. More...

Goofy is in the eye of the batter

40–Something

Baseball batting stances are like snow flakes. No two are alike. There are closed stances and open stances. Some hitters hold the bat high while others hold it low. More...