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This week’s column:  March 17, 2019

Coming soon to an inbox near you:  fuzzy thinking from both sides as we swing into the next presidential election cycle.  Here’s how to spot the tactics instead of drinking the Kool-Aid.  Enjoy the Sneak Previews.

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On the day this column appeared, March 10, there was fresh-fallen snow outside my living room window.  Not everyone is in favor of this kind of weather.  Regardless of how you feel about snow that marches on, you’ll enjoy Winter Weather Warnings.

It’s amazing how much you can learn from a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion scared of his own shadow.  Who knew that beneath all that entertainment was some seriously good advice?   From March 3, here’s hoping you have fun traveling Your Own Yellow Brick Road.

Recently the president’s son got pretty worked up at a political rally for his dad and called out “loser teachers”  for their agenda of “socialist indoctrination.’  Conservatives have plenty of worthy issues to pursue.  This isn’t one of them.  On February 24 I wanted to make it clear that I Heart ‘Loser’ Teachers.

Is it really all that surprising that a bunch of old Southern guys smeared black shoe polish on their faces when they were younger?  Not when you remember that old poem taped on your refrigerator.  From February 17 read Children Learn What They Live…

Family life comes in all shapes and sizes, from the big wedding days to the tiny toddler with a boo-boo before the sun comes up.  It’s funny, the odd things that can still provide a very good morning.  From February 10, visit The Kingdom of Blankets.

What does it mean when you’re no longer able to choose what you do with your life?  It For many, it means they’re an addict (or loves someone who is).  From February 3rd, read A Life Without Choices.

With so many distractions to fill today–be honest, how many times have you checked Facebook so far?–you’re left with that much less time for…other stuff.  What other stuff?  I bet you can think of a few things.  From January 28, here’s The Age of Distraction.

I received a great deal of feedback on this column.  When you can do something really well it seems so simple you think anyone should be able to do it.  That’s how it is with faith.  For some, faith is like breathing.  For others it is forever a mystery.  From January 20, read The Mystery of Faith.

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