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What About This…? 2.12.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Even if you don’t like profes­sional football, even if you don’t understand football at all, if you were in a dormitory where someone was watching, or a sports bar, or a living room, or just about ...

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What About This…? 1.29.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Isn’t it interesting, the things we remember and the things we forget about a holiday season gone by? We shopped early when the Christmas Spirit filled everyone we met. We heard “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays” ...

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What About This…? 2.5.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Over the last few weeks, how many times have you heard: “The stock market fell again today, chiefly in response to diminishing crude oil prices” or ‘With the crashing price of crude oil, the economy seems ...

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What About This…? 1.22.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano We were visiting friends over the holidays and when we stopped at Shirley and Walter Jessen’s home we got into a discussion about door-to-door peddlers. Walter reminded us that in the City of Ava such sales ...

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What About This…? 1.15.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Flip Flopping: a pejorative term usually applied to an intellectual position, belief, opinion, philosophy held by another person who used to agree with the speaker but has now changed his or her mind (opposite of finally ...

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What About This…? 1.7.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano I am sure it is because I was never much of a math wizard that feats of astrophysics and calculus impress me much more than they may impress you. But exactly like you, on Nov. 12, ...

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What About This…? 1.1.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano My Cousin Billy is about as health conscious as the rest of us. That is to say that as long as he is vertical and fairly certain his heart is beating, he absolutely refuses to visit ...

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What About This…? 12.25.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Well, is the economy getting better or not? For months now all the stock markets have been setting new rec­ord highs. We hear almost weekly how the rich are getting richer, isn’t any of that “trickling” ...

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What About This…? 12.18.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano We called it the TASTE TEST OF CHAMPIONS. Do you remember a 1960s televi­sion western about a fellow who called himself and acted the part of a Paladin? Richard Boone played a sophisticated bon vivant who ...

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What About This…? 12.11.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Does the official date of the beginning of winter surprise you as much as it does me? Regardless of the date, when almost all the leaves are off the oak trees (The Devil and Daniel Webster) ...

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