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February 10th, 2023

The Remarkable Parka

I recently said good-bye to an old friend. A warm, wrap-around friend who was always able to comfort me to the core in the harshest times. I gave away my North Dakota parka.

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February 4th, 2023

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

I am all about Health and Wellness. Isn’t it obvious? I try to eat healthy at all times—even if some people I know have advised me that it’s better to […]

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January 20th, 2023

I’m not crying – you’re crying

Listening to classical music on the radio (or via our app, online stream or smart speaker) is powerful, magical and takes you places that other music or programming simply can’t. Going to a symphony performance, on the other hand, is a completely different experience.

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December 26th, 2022

I have a friend

I was reflecting on this truth nugget recently after it became clear that my shoulder had decided to follow Roger Federer into retirement. Rather than announcing this decision at a press conference, the old ball-and-socket decided instead to communicate its intention via spasms of intense, unbearable, agonizing, tortuous, disabling, screaming, chronic pain.

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November 14th, 2022

The case for taking a break

Getting away, with a book, a hobby, a walk around the block, for 15 minutes, or a weekend, or a lengthy vacation, is absolutely vital.

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October 24th, 2022

Things I am afraid of

There are only a few things Otis Twelve is afraid of…

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