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Something About Erma Bombeck

Early mornings, after breakfast, when I was a youth, I liked to read the good parts of the newspaper.  First the comics pages, then Ann Landers, and three times each week, Erma Bombeck’s column.  You didn’t need to be a suburban … Continue reading

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World Cancer Day

I usually take part in our community’s “Relay for Life” each year.  It’s a good way to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Many folks in Norfolk, Nebraska also participate because the walk-a-thon is a good social event, it’s … Continue reading

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Bad Luck

The Fisher family was cursed with constant bad luck.  That’s what dad used to tell our family, when I was still a boy. From time to time, he’d announce the latest misfortune to happen to the Fishers.  There were small … Continue reading

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