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What About This . . .? September 14, 2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Before, during and after Harvey devastated Texas, we were forced to visit Springfield for medical appointments. On the Friday before I was pretty happy that gasoline prices had dipped / remained below $2.00 per gallon. We ...

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What About This . . .?

As everyone knows, the term “cover” in the music industry is used when a musician performs a work previously made popular by another artist. Some covers are good, others not so much. There are covers that become more successful than ...

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What About This . . .?

Well over four years ago, when the war in Afghanistan was more than ten years old, the longest war in American history and two and a half times as long as the Second World War, I wrote a piece here ...

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What About This…? 8.17.2017

As an addicted news junkie, sometimes you just cannot wait until Thursday to get the news from the Douglas County Herald, you want to know what’s going on this very moment. I’ve found a great way to satisfy that desire ...

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What About This . . .? 8.10.2017

You’d think that people relying on information generated by polls would be very, very difficult to find. After all, the biggest statistical fiasco since Dewey’s “assured” win over Truman in the 1948 presidential election happened to us just a few ...

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What About This . . .? 8.3.2017

You have got to dig the good times. Quite a while ago I was walking down to get the mail. Like any good homeowner (and wife pleaser) I was gently kicking the twigs off our roadway. Not limbs, not branches, ...

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What About This..? 7.27.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano Nobody takes photographs anymore. Yes, I understand there are cell phones that can take pictures, and just about everyone has one in their hands –– sitting, standing, walking, sleeping, driving, attending school….and just because I don’t ...

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What About This . . .? 7.13.2017

By Wayne William Cipriano I learned a long time ago that satire just does not work in this column.  And, notwithstanding that lesson, it remains most difficult for me to restrain the satirical nature of what I wanted so much ...

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