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Barry Lewis
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I love the holiday season. It's some of the annoying traditions of the holiday season that I can do without. Traditions that come back to me like bad fish. I'm not talking about the tradition … more
Now that we've decided who belongs in Congress and have dealt with the issues affecting red and blue states, maybe we can focus our attention on an equally pressing issue to our nation: Does it make … more
That’s not a Pete Seeger song. Just me lamenting at what has now become a yearly occurrence. Or should I say, non-occurrence. I live on a country road in a town without a traffic light in … more
Our little white Maltese was thrilled when we got home after a full day out. Bitsy jumped up to greet us with a wiggle of her tail, a drenching face-licking and several hardy welcoming back … more
A friend came up to me at a recent 5K race and asked me if I ever run. I reminded him that I compete as a walker. So, no, I don’t run. I walk. It’s what we walkers do. If I did run, … more
For as far back as I can remember, the long Labor Day holiday weekend, of all the long and short weekends, is the one I have always detested. Despised. Dreaded. This bitterness began during the … more
Folks ask, “Do you miss living in the city?” Sure. Sometimes it’s too quiet in the country. And things are a bit too far. I’d love to just hop on a train to see the … more
I don’t mean to be a prude, but does everything have to be done in the nude?  I mean, besides the obvious. I’ll let you decide what constitutes the obvious, but I’m … more
Will I never see my granddaughter’s beautiful smile again? Will I miss out on seeing my new grandson grow up? What if I can’t look into my wife’s eyes when I say that I love … more
We were sitting last week around a warm crackling campfire less than 30 feet from the calm blue waters of Lake George, surrounded by those majestic and lush green-covered mountains that help make up … more
To the class of 2022, congratulations. You’ve endured and overcome some of the most trying and unusual years in generations, and you are an inspiration to us all. I still can’t believe … more
You don’t need clowns on Memorial Day. You don’t need bands, floats and cheerleaders. I don’t even think you need a parade. There’s not a lot to cheer … more
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