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With a Little Help . . .

March 25, 2020

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Michael Geiger

With a Little Help . . . The current coronavirus pandemic is, quite simply, frightening.  The virus itself appears physically devastating to so many.  Part of the fright remains our apparent lack of knowledge about it: incubation period; methods of transmission; ability to develop natural immunity if contracted; and whatever new reports Dr. Fauci brings […]

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Short-Legged Hogs and Chickens

February 28, 2020

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Michael Geiger

Short-Legged Hogs and Chickens I have lived in the South since the 1990s.  Two of our three boys were born in the South and all three boys have been raised in the South.  I do not cringe when the boys throw around a “y’all”; I have been served brains and eggs; I fully expect some […]

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Being “Out There”, with a Ghost

February 6, 2020

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Michael Geiger

Being “Out There”, with a Ghost Ghost stories.  Not the spooky tales from Halloween.  Not the summer camp anecdotes heard while roasting marshmallows.  No.  I mean actual stories of actual ghosts. Yes.  I believe in ghosts.  How can I assert this controversial position with such certainty?  Easy.  I grew up with a ghost in our […]

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Welcome to 2020, with Resolve

January 15, 2020

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Michael Geiger

Welcome to 2020, with Resolve “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” — Albert Einstein Welcome to 2020.  A new year with new beginnings, new opportunities and, yes, new resolutions.  The top resolutions for 2020 are remarkably akin to the New Year’s resolutions lists over the last ten years.  We can take from […]

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The Surprisingly Modern Santa Claus

December 11, 2019

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Michael Geiger

The Surprisingly Modern Santa Claus Youngsters prepare for the annual arrival of Santa Claus in a few weeks with hopes that some last minute good behavior will tip the scales in favor to avoid placement on the Naughty List.  The Santa Claus part of Christmas, as opposed to the religious side of Christmas, so much […]

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