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The Blizzard of ‘78

Feb 27, 2015 1:01am

Juno, Linus, Marcus and Neptune. Picking new baby names? Well, not quite. These are the four storms, albeit named only by the folks at the Weather Channel, that in less than four weeks buried New...

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Milk’s Favorite Cookie

Apr 04, 2014 12:01am

More than 450 billion of these little round goodies have been sold since they hit the grocer’s shelves in 1912 and most of us grew up with the “twist, lick, dunk” routine.

What in the world...

State of Happiness

Mar 28, 2014 12:01am

A week or so ago I ran across a survey listing the top 10 happiest states in the country. This was an annual poll by Gallup — a credible firm and not some quack outfit — in which they interviewed...

Ships in the Night

Mar 21, 2014 12:01am

On a Saturday night, as our Caribbean cruise was ending, I sat on our stateroom balcony surrounded by the blackness of the night as we sailed back to Galveston. A cruise ship on the horizon, aglow...

Texas City’s Tragedy

Mar 07, 2014 1:02am

On the way to Galveston, where we boarded Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas for our annual cruise vacation, as always we made an overnight stop in Texas City.

“The All American City by...

In Search of Wordsmiths

Feb 28, 2014 1:01am

Not many of us — probably no one, actually — sits around reading a dictionary for entertainment. Well, neither do I. But I read a lot though; newspapers, magazines, books, of course, and on the...

It’s Cookie Time!

Feb 21, 2014 1:01am

It’s that time again, folks. You see them on the sidewalks in front of stores with their little stands, bulletin board posters pitch their products touting guaranteed goodness and loved ones (in...

Weather Prognosticator Has Spoken

Feb 14, 2014 1:01am

At 7:25 a.m. on Super Bowl Sunday in the west-central Pennsylvania town of Punxsutawney, the nation’s number one weather prognosticator once again made his announcement.

Members of the...

Heaven and Beer

Feb 07, 2014 1:01am

“In heaven there is no beer that’s why we drink it here and when we’re gone from here our friends will be drinking all our beer…”

So sang Cleveland’s Grammy-winning polka king Frankie...

Happy, Happy Men

Jan 31, 2014 1:03am

It’s been said that men are happier people (though no doubt said by a bunch of grinning guys.) And the opposing point of view was a plainly blunt, “What do you expect from such simple creatures...

“We Lied”

Jan 24, 2014 1:01am

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the turning point for the tobacco industry, when Surgeon General Luther Terry on Jan. 11, 1964 released the no holds barred report that said smoking caused...

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