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"Tell me, Hank, whyyyyyy do you drink...?" In one of his signature songs, country music superstar Hank Williams, Jr. uses "family tradition" to answer that question; but for the past several years, lots of other people have answered "for my health."
I really should be prejudiced against this week's topic, but I'm not.
You can double-check me on this — but when Phil Harris recorded "That's What I Like About The South," he never once made mention of tornadoes.
Far out! Only a jive turkey would pass up the chance to read the Huffington Post article "14 Teen Slang Terms Decoded For Middle-Age Parents."
It's time to do some quality control on elves, goblins and trolls.
Let's face it: The only thing more pathetic than hosting a pity party is having to shoo the visitors away from your pity party by 7 p.m.
USA Today recently reported on the release of "The Future of Sports," a 50-page document commissioned by sports concessionaire Delaware North to take some guesswork out of planning for impending developments in the industry.
According to ABC News, a growing number of veterinarians work in "fear-free" clinics.
The obituaries for rock star David Bowie waxed eloquent over his ability to change, evolve, reinvent and metamorphosize.
Have you taken sides in the eastern Oregon anti-government standoff?
This is not the year-end column I had intended to write.
"A place for everything and everything in its place."
If you're like most people, you get a warm holiday glow from donating to a Toys For Tots program, tossing money into the Salvation Army kettle or shoveling the snowy sidewalk of a neighborhood widow.
Ah, time — it travels faster than the Millennium Falcon.
Monday, December 8, 1980 started out as a good day for me.
"Kill the umpire!" Although many regard such outbursts as being as American as baseball and apple pie, the tradition has taken a nasty turn in recent years.
Let's face it: "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (which reaches the half-century mark on December 9) was spawned in a whole different world.
News that the venerable "Grand Ole Opry" radio show turns 90 on November 28 starts my memories flowing.
"Rent-a-Mom The Real Deal For Adults Needing Mother," blared a recent ABC News story.
Make no mistake about it: every civilian who does his job conscientiously and delivers an honest day's work for an honest day's pay deserves a pat on the back.