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Archive: 2013

Bill's Annual Christmas Column...Remembering Christmases With My Father

Posted on December 18th, 2013

            I have never been able to live in the moment at Christmastime. 

            For me, it’s always been about Christmas past or Christmas yet to come, never about Christmas present.


Will Rudolph Be Replaced By a Drone?

Posted on December 12th, 2013

 As every child knows, Santa delivers his presents on Christmas Eve in a sleigh led by nine reindeer:  John, Elena, Sonia, Samuel, Stephen, Ruth, Clarence, Anthony, and Antonin. 

Fifty Years Ago Today

Posted on November 22nd, 2013

 Like almost every American of my generation, I can tell you exactly where I was fifty years ago today.

Reclaiming Overton Park

Posted on November 7th, 2013

I am generally not superstitious.  However, I am now convinced that the number “13” is definitely unlucky.  That’s because on October 13, 2013, during the course of my daily run, I was assaulted in Overton Park by two gentlemen (sic). 

It Never Hurts Too Much to Laugh!

Posted on October 18th, 2013

 I am a runner.  Not a very fast one, mind you.  In fact, I am so slow that these days in local races, they time me with a calendar. 

The Seersucker Solution

Posted on August 30th, 2013

 When it comes to politics,America has become one big dysfunctional family.  Democrats hate Republicans, Republicans hate Democrats, and now, Republicans even hate Republicans.