Monthly Archives: May 2015

Words Wound

Words wound. Exploding in anger and spewing nastiness may make you feel better at the moment – but the repercussions can be great. And sure, the things you say in anger can be forgiven. But it is doubtful that they … Continue reading

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WalMart gives itself high marks, again. For no reason, again.

Every time I hear the current WalMart commercial about how much they realize life is tough, and how much they value their employee “family”, etc. it makes me want to upchuck. The company implies that they just now realize the … Continue reading

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KIA commercial – can we say misuse of moles, ladies and gentlemen?

Have you seen the new KIA commercial? Well, of course you have. But, more importantly, can any of you EXPLAIN it? Have you thought about it? Apparently, it’s a mash-up of The Wind in the Willows and Maroon 5. I … Continue reading

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Best Comeback EVER!

I have spoken of our neighbor kid Cheeto – and his love for the orange powdered clouds, hockey, baseball and ice cream. Cheeto has a younger brother. I think J.D. is around 5. He speaks quickly and often unintelligibly. This … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts about Memorial Day

My final thoughts on Memorial Day, and then I shall cease. My friend Kate Thornton, a long-time member of the armed forces herself, gave a moving tribute to those who stood with her – and fell for us: “Sleep well … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015

As we celebrate Memorial Day, I have been thinking a bit. Many of you will already know of John A. Logan. A fellow Illini, he is one of only 3 mentioned by name in our state song. (The other two … Continue reading

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RIP, Anne Meara

I must say here and now that I LOATHE seeing Anne Meara being referred to EVERYWHERE as “Ben Stiller’s mother”. I’m guessing Anne wouldn’t mind, because she loved her children dearly and was proud to be their mother. But, people … Continue reading

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