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Modern Medieval Dentist

February 22, 2017

I could have gotten a swollen head if I took all the compliments from dentists...

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Language Lesson: “Guarantee”

February 11, 2017

I have always marveled at how a conductor can halt a symphony rehearsal, point...

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Not Really “Dead”

November 26, 2016

Several years ago, on one of my self-guided excursions through Mexico, I...

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It’s Time For Prune Juice

August 6, 2016

When a new Mason begins to learn about the craft of Freemasonry, one of the...

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I Am a Mason

July 29, 2016

I am a Mason. More accurately, I am a Freemason. I am not equipped to build a...

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Sleep Study

July 27, 2016

Several years ago I was diagnosed with a condition called “sleep apnea.”...

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Better Angels

July 24, 2016

One day a young male student of mine came into the classroom bursting with...

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Job Interview Stripper

July 13, 2016

When my time on staff at a major motion picture studio was coming to an end, my...

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Free Directions! Limited Time Only!

July 1, 2016

On any given Saturday or Sunday morning, in the days before GPS, my family and...

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Grandpa Artie’s Tools

June 22, 2016

My beloved maternal grandfather, Arthur, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts in...

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