Monthly Archives: November 2011

Random Thoughts on Politics

We’re a little less than a year away from my predicted 50-state Obama re-election landslide (not because he’s so wonderful, but because the opposition is so clueless). It seems as good a time as any to offer some cranky insight … Continue reading

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What If Joel Stein Reads This?

It’s not often that you unexpectedly meet someone you really admire. It’s even less often that you meet unexpectedly someone whom you really admire and are also really jealous of. And of course, it’s really aggravating when they turn out … Continue reading

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Major Milestones and Minor Millstones

Writers much funnier than me have chronicled the wretched milestones of growing old: getting your first membership solicitation from AARP, hair showing up in places you never knew you even had follicles, not to mention jokes about memory, hearing, and … Continue reading

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Ahead of My Time

I have never been what you could call a leader. When I was younger, I wanted to be a child prodigy, but that didn’t work out. I haven’t discerned what the middle-aged version of a prodigy is, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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