Dear Russia, So sorry!

Dear Russia, I'm sorry. A little more than two weeks ago, I posted a line on my Facebook page that read, simply, "Does anybody else get the feeling that these are going to be the worst Olympic games in the history of the event? Or, in other words, will Sochi sucki?" Of course, I was …

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Prompt’d To Post: West End Girls (Fairfield County, Connecticut)

(Author's Note — Every day, WordPress.com, which hosts this blog plus hundreds of thousands of others, offers its users a daily prompt to explore. Today's topic is entitled "West End Girls" and reads, "Every city and town contains people of different classes: rich, poor, and somewhere in between. What’s it like where you live?"). What …

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SUNDAY SERMON: The End Is Near … And This Time Even I Mean It

This is the end ... Beautiful friend ... This is the end ... My only friend, the end — The Doors • • • I've always tried to stay positive when it comes to the downfall of the newspaper industry. Not anymore. I simply can't. I see the thing I love the most laying on her deathbed and …

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Losing Philip Seymour Hoffman: Our Inner Demons Strike Once Again

Anybody who has battled addiction knows all too often the demons inside us win. Too many times, no matter how hard we fight back, no matter how strong we think we are, the draw of the high is too much to leave behind forever. I'm sure you've heard by now that we, as a world, …

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