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It’s past time to handle these Jokers

I’m tired, aren’t you? It seems like we all are, for sure. Tired of the pandemic. Tired of the virus. Tired of humming “Happy Birthday” while we wash our hands. Tired of bottles of sanitizers and germ-killing wipes. Tired of Googling mask effectiveness. Tired of wearing masks. Tired of social distancing. Tired of not seeing… Keep Reading

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Remember the days after Sept. 11

 Most people of a certain age can tell you exactly where they were on Sept. 11, 2001.  Like the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., or the explosions of the Challenger and Columbia space shuttles, vivid sights and sounds enrich our memories of that day in ways that make… Keep Reading

Teach the children well? Not quite

I remember receiving steady messaging when I was a child about avoiding doing things we might see older kids or adults do that would be bad if we tried them. From anti-smoking posters showing cross sections of a diseased lung beside a healthy one to anti-litter television ads ending with a single tear rolling down… Keep Reading

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