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When I was growing up it was a mark of distinction when someone became a millionaire. It seems that lately the new measure of extensive wealth is having billions. Having billions also seems to allow … more
Over 97% of the water on our planet is in our oceans. Unfortunately, its salt content makes it dangerous for us to drink. The human body consists of 70% water which is why we must drink a lot of it … more
Now that Halloween is behind us and our stash of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are safely stowed away, we await the triple threat of the holiday season. In rapid order we zip through Thanksgiving, … more
At first glance some of you might have thought that the name of this column indicated that I would be writing about useful words to start a Wordle puzzle. Instead, let’s put aside our … more
There are approximately 15 million traffic cones in the United States. Driving around Sullivan County it seems like most of them are currently on our roads and highways. Between the bridges over … more
As a writer, it’s important to understand the proper use of punctuation. Why is punctuation important? The words provide the images and story; the punctuation dictates the rhythm and … more
If you recently had to drive in the Monticello area, it was almost impossible to avoid road construction. It began a few weeks ago when dump trucks, excavators and assorted vehicles began assembling … more
Do not let the title of this column scare you away. Although it sounds like the hard to swallow supply-side economic policies developed by the Reagan administration, this column gives you something … more
My addiction to trying to solve word games began in elementary school. In the library I saw a copy of “Highlights Magazine.” Holding my blue Crayola crayon, I flipped through the pages … more
I hope the title of this column did not cause the neurons and synapses in your brain to flameout as it tried to remember that catchy song written by Harry Woods in 1926. You might recall its most … more
Spending summers in the area we called “the mountains” reached its conclusion on Labor Day. As a guest at one of the hundreds of hotels and bungalow colonies, it was a time to say goodbye … more
The process started many years ago when my world was young. Passed down from my grandfather to my father it was a rite of passage that every male experiences. At some point in a guy’s life … more
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