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Someone echoed Wednesday, “I can’t wait for winter!”

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For my recent birthday my wife Kathy took me to a movie.

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About 30 years ago my father and I saved Bambi.

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Last week I went to remove a half sheet of plywood that was lying in some tall grass.

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“What did we do without cell phones?” is one of those questions that pop up from time to time.

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There is just so much to write about this week. Here are my thoughts as I reflect back over the last few days.

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The cliché has been attributed to Mark Twain about New England but we here in Kansas say, “If you don’t like the weather in Kansas, wait a minute.”

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Saturday was “déjà vu all over again” to quote Yogi Berra.

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The definition of a 100-year-flood is an event that has a 1 in 100 chance, or 1 percent, of happening each year.

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There was a time when I actually cooked.

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There was a time when I was pretty proud of how my lawn looked.

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Last week my wife Kathy continued a long tradition of dying Easter eggs.

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After seeing the movie “Spotlight”, this column was written in January 2016 and is being reprinted in light of the recent developments in the Salina Diocese.

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Saturday turned into a trip down memory lane.

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As my readers know, spring is my favorite time of year.

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Some are calling this one of the worst winters in Kansas.

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Aging really creates a vacuum.

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I will admit I dosed off there once or twice during the first half of the Super Bowl.

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I never get excited when a movie, especially one that I once enjoyed, gets remade.

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Last week I found another use for newspapers.

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I have often said that this is my third time working at the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle.

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It was a Christmas to remember.

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Thirty-five years ago, the hottest item for Christmas was unavailable.

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While y’all in Abilene were suffering through a cold rain mixed with snow at times last weekend, Kathy and I were enjoying 98 Degrees.

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The cashier could tell my story just by the look on my face.

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It was a little over a week ago the sun was shining, the temperature hovered at 70 degrees, and I was playing golf in Topeka in a polo shirt without a jacket.

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I’m going to blame the dawning of “it” on FM radio.

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For many, many years we didn’t have a bathroom scale.

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I am always amazed at how creative scammers can be.

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Checking out at West’s Country Mart, the sacker questioned one of my purchases.

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Can you keep a secret?

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The school supply list sure has changed.

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When most people think of 4-H in relation to the Central Kansas Free Fair, they envision cattle, bulls, sheep, pigs, rabbits, chickens and a variety of other animals.

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I just discovered that most of my favorite childhood television shows were syndicated reruns which I watched as I got a little older.

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For my mother’s funeral the Rev. Dale Engle asked family members to write a favorite memory.

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“Boom goes the dynamite!”*

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Inspiration for column topics come from many places.

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The Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights is under fire again.

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“I hope you didn’t yell at them,” my wife Kathy said after I attempted to renew my driver’s license Tuesday and reviewed the process with her.