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Flagging Interest

0 Comments · Thursday, October 18, 2001
Dear Neighbor, The fact that you, along with everyone else on the street, are flying the American flag has not escaped my attention. I suspect that my failure to do the same might also have attract  

Fishing Buds

0 Comments · Thursday, October 11, 2001
We always got an early start. Though, in the interest of full disclosure, I should mention that this was at a time in my life when an early start was anything pre-noon. It was also a time in my life  

And in a Related Story ...

0 Comments · Thursday, October 4, 2001
No Longer Packed Like Sardines, Passengers Actually Enjoy Air Travel CHICAGO, OCT. 3 -- Attorney Les Tehnshun flew from Los Angeles to Chicago this morning, and, given recent events, one might   

My Rut & Welcome to It

0 Comments · Thursday, September 27, 2001
President Bush has urged all citizens, each and every one of us, to go back to work. To resume our routines. To return to normal. And believe me, I'm trying. Trying hard. In fact, just yesterday,   


0 Comments · Thursday, September 20, 2001
Sometimes I wonder what we did to deserve TV. After all, it asks nothing of us but our time and attention -- two items of dubious value and unlimited quantity -- and in return it's raised us, babysa  

Salvador Dolly Shot

0 Comments · Thursday, September 13, 2001
At the end of the driveway lies a long-ago fallen, decaying sycamore, home to a billion termites, not one of them bored with eating the same old thing. A split rail fence dating back to the Civil Wa  

Burning With Passion

0 Comments · Thursday, September 6, 2001
It is Sunday. It is sunny. Warm. Today, I will grill the tender flesh of barnyard animals over a fiery bed of crimson coals. I state this not in celebration. Nor do I state it in shame. I state this  

Card Carrying Capitalist

0 Comments · Thursday, August 30, 2001
Dear Mr. Woodwiff, If you're like most people, you have dreams. Big dreams. Maybe you'd like to drive a car luxurious enough to compensate for your lack of a viable personality. Or enjoy an indulg  

No, Please, Eat Me

0 Comments · Thursday, August 23, 2001
Expectant hosts, Your dinner invitation for next Saturday evening is very generous and greatly appreciated, but I will be unable to join you and your other guests for one or more of the following r  

Fair. At Best.

0 Comments · Thursday, August 16, 2001
Take a quick flip through the listings in the back of this paper (not now, genius, after you're done here) and you'll see we're in the thick of fair and festival season. Yes, from mid-August through