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Out and About – Week of March 23rd

I’m at the age when some of my friends are having body parts either removed or replaced. A hip replacement here, a knee replacement there, or a gall bladder removed eventually. Someone once said that you should do any desired traveling while you’re young enough to enjoy it, because later on, you’ll be too busy having things done to your ...

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Out and About – Week of March 16th

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. In Chicago, they put something in the Chicago River that turns it a very noticeable shade of green. Here in Three Rivers, we have a hard enough time just keeping the rivers free of debris. Should you choose to celebrate this special day, please do so responsibly, because tomorrow is another work day, and since I’m ...

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Out and About – Week of March 9th

I normally place these trivia items at the end of this column, but I’m sure everyone has had enough of the winter weather, so I thought I’d add these fun-facts at the beginning. Fear not, for I’ll add something at the bottom of the column. Some fascinating facts that you might enjoy knowing. I didn’t check SNOPES, so I won’t ...

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Out and About – Week of March 2nd

I was misinformed, or rather I didn’t fully check out my sources before I listed something that I thought was true. Several weeks ago, I mentioned that Susan Lucci was the daughter of comedian Phyllis Diller. Thanks to several readers, I learned that they were not related at all. At least I know that this column is indeed read by ...

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Out and About – Week of February 23rd

Most of the time when one goes “Out and About” to dine, your silverware is wrapped nicely in a napkin. We recently had the opportunity to attend a dinner event where the silverware was not wrapped in a napkin, but rather placed on the placemat. My wife and I noticed that the silverware was not arranged in the way that ...

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Out and About – Week of February 16th

I consider myself to be a fun-loving person. I’ve been known to play a few practical jokes on friends from time to time, and I’ve had practical jokes played on me more times than I care to remember. We can all use a good laugh as long as no one gets hurt either physically or mentally. My oldest brother used ...

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