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From small things big things one day come

From small things big things one day come

CLEARWATER – For one more week, they are the big fish in a small pond.
Published: 05/15/15

Jokes for moaners only

We’ve all heard them: jokes ending in punch lines that do a twist on a familiar song title, name or phrase. They’re less funny than corny, often eliciting a guttural “ohhhh” reaction.
Updated one month ago

Silver Linings

Hearing loss runs in my family. My grandmother didn’t want to be seen wearing hearing aids, so we all talked extra loudly. This was before closed-captioning, so the TV sound blared, too.
Updated one month ago

If black lives matter, start snitching

The first three months of this year have been some of the most violent I can remember in Tampa, with 15 homicides, so far. In a 10-day span last month, three teenagers were gunned down, one of them a 14-year-old attending a birthday party.
Updated one month ago

Clearwater grand openings

CLEARWATER — In an effort to attract more people to the downtown, funding has been provided from county and city taxes for two nonprofit organizations to open their doors to the public.
Updated one month ago

Is age a number or a state of mind?

I thought it fitting that my first weekly column about seniors and senior living should center on just what defines being a senior. After hitting a birthday milestone this year (never you mind which one), I suddenly realized: I’m old. Or am I?...
Updated: 2 months ago

Some proms just worth forgetting

Many adults at times reminisce about date nights, proms and parties that occurred in their salad years of high school. My track record is somewhat shaky in that regard from grades 10 to 12.
Updated: 2 months ago

Luck of the Irish

No, my mother didn’t name me Kelly Kelly. About the worst thing she ever did involved an absolute insistence that I finish every bite of broccoli on my plate.
Updated: 2 months ago

There is no argument here: Expressing – not regressing – is the positive way to disagree

Have you noticed how some people make the most outrageous statements and expect to be believed? They pedantically employ topics ranging from transcendental meditation to quantum mechanics. When their credibility is challenged, they adroitly take offe...
Updated: 2 months ago