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Accidental life
June 30, 2017 – 8:47 pm | No Comment
Accidental life | Test

I received a serendipitous life lesson from an old friend this week — a buddy I had not actually seen in five years.

We get by with a little help from our friends — Volunteer at the Tribble Center
June 30, 2017 – 8:46 pm | No Comment
We get by with a little help from our friends — Volunteer at the Tribble Center | Test

Here at the Tribble Center, we offer every opportunity to make a difference in someone else’s life.

Why do they even play the game?
June 30, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Why do they even play the game? | Test

In mathematics, when you’re convinced of some eternal truth but can’t quite prove it, you offer it as a hypothesis (with a portentous capital H) and invite the world, future generations if need be, to prove you right or wrong. Often, a cash prize is attached.

Earplugs? Not when it comes to rock ‘n’ roll
June 29, 2017 – 9:19 pm | No Comment
Earplugs? Not when it comes to rock ‘n’ roll | Test

I’m shaking my head and wondering where the time has gone, but it’s been almost exactly 15 years since I voluntarily decided to suffer permanent hearing damage in the name of The Who.

Pennsylvania Children’s Center — beginning a lifelong love of learning
June 29, 2017 – 9:10 pm | No Comment
Pennsylvania Children’s Center — beginning a lifelong love of learning | Test

As our year-round residential students scramble from building to building enjoying the summer program sessions that are designed to mix learning opportunities with plain old fun, the Tamassee DAR School Pennsylvania Children’s Center is also bustling with activity.

What’s ailing health care
June 29, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
What’s ailing health care | Test

The Senate health care bill, which was scuttled Tuesday until after July 4, was doomed by two narratives: Republicans are mean, and poor people would be dropping like flies.

Holding court on the local basketball court
June 28, 2017 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Holding court on the local basketball court | Test

The debut of a new 3-on-3 basketball league this past weekend proved to be inspirational — so much so that I actually dug my official size-and-weight ball out of the closet and headed to the park to make some string music.

Let him be mad
June 27, 2017 – 9:24 pm | No Comment
Let him be mad | Test

Dear Dave, My dad wants me to buy a house on a 30-year loan for him and my mom in my name, and let them make the payments.

Cutting the cord
June 27, 2017 – 8:41 pm | No Comment
Cutting the cord | Test

We filed into the courtyard in pairs and trios, but they separated us immediately, guiding parents and students into separate registration lines — the initiation of the cutting of the cord.

End of another productive session
June 27, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
End of another productive session | Test

As I write this report to you, I want to deviate from what I usually cover. Many of you know that my oldest daughter, Lori, died on June 13.