It’s 6:52 am and I watch the college student in orange parka and backpack walk to the fluorescent-lit corner bus stop and I watch the Pittsburgh Port Authority bus arrive with lights blazing…

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If you’re reading this post, I’ve caught you. You’re a reader. You can’t help yourself. You read the back of cereal boxes.  The bottom of Kleenex boxes while on the…

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“I was born first.” Written in words like this, the statement can be a simple true or false statement.  Either you were, or you were not, born before someone else.…

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I flipped a sunny-side-up egg this morning as Gayle King exclaimed, “Only one week until Christmas!  One week!  Can you believe it?”  The CBS Morning Show anchors all shook their…

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The day after Thanksgiving, those Parisians leaned tee-pees of wrapped Christmas trees against street corner newspaper stands, grocery market entrances, charcuterie doors, patisserie awnings.  Christmas had arrived in Paris.  Christmas…

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“Santa is dead.”  Miss C drops this bomb at gymnastics class.  10 other eye balls and 5 mouths go all perfect spheres. “Well.  Then, who brings the presents on Christmas?” This, from…

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