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WILL THE NEW SOCIAL DISTANCING BRING US CLOSER TOGETHER?

Just a few weeks ago, most Americans had never heard the term “social distance.” Now we are told we must practice it.  Until the Coronavirus curve is flattened, we must stay at home.  The offices are closed.  The schools are closed.  Even the church doors are shuttered.  We are to work from home, homeschool the kids, and stay in our houses and apartments except for occasional scavenger hunts for groceries and toilet paper. 

SOMETHING IN THE AIR

JUPITER, FLORIDA, FEBRUARY 22–In his wonderful book, “Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend,” James Hirsch frequently quotes the “Say Hey” kid saying something other than “Hey!”  “There’s something in the air, “ a beaming Willie would say each February at the start of Spring Training.

Your Resolution to Stay Slim Might be At Risk Once Girl Scout Cookie Season Begins

This column was published in the January 31, 2020 edition of the Tennessean, and is republished with the permission of the Tennessean.

THE RETURN OF A DECADE WITH A NAME

At long last, the return of decade with a name!

SANTA AND ME

Each year I write a Christmas column. This year, however, I decided to ask an old friend to step in as a guest columnist. He actually wrote this several years ago as an introduction to my book “Some Assembly Required: A Daddy’s Christmas Book." Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!