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Thanksgiving Day

By Phil Callaway Oct 15, 2014

On Thanksgiving Day there’s plenty of turkey at our house. We count our blessings, and then lie around on the floor nursing a pumpkin pie […]

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God Can’t

By Phil Callaway Oct 6, 2014

Is there something you wish you could do, but can’t? I feel your pain. There are things I can’t do. At my age, and in […]

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The Battle of the Dumb

By Phil Callaway Sep 29, 2014

I’m beginning to think that there’s a contagious case of insanity going around when it comes to the things men will do. Take, for your […]

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Laugh-giving Words

By Phil Callaway Sep 22, 2014

Did you ever encounter a word that made you laugh? Here are a few I have laughed at since high school. Absquatulate. It means to […]

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Foot In Mouth

By Phil Callaway Sep 15, 2014

Today let’s talk about my ailments. Among other things I have been diagnosed with foot-in-mouth syndrome. Have you? If you’ve ever started to say something […]

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The Witch of Wall Street

By Phil Callaway Sep 8, 2014

Are you cheap? I have Scottish ancestors who were so cheap that they wouldn’t even tip their hats. If fact, legend has it that they […]

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Autocorrect

By Phil Callaway Sep 2, 2014

If you’ve tried to type something into a computer or a phone lately, you may have noticed that these gizmos come with auto correct, a […]

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The Clown

By Phil Callaway Aug 25, 2014

Few humans have been more gifted at making others laugh than Robin Williams. Our children loved the Disney movie Aladdin with Williams as the irrepressible […]

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Due Diligence

By Phil Callaway Aug 18, 2014

Well, I kid you not, we’re expecting. The news came at a Thai restaurant when she grinned, handed me a gift bag and said, “Congratulations!” […]

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Cheerio Time

By Phil Callaway Aug 8, 2014

One Sunday afternoon I sprawled out on the living room floor and drifted off to sleep. I dreamt that two KGB officers were pursuing me […]

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The Waiting Game

By Phil Callaway Aug 5, 2014

Waiting is not my favourite game. I’ve played it often. As a child, I waited for the cookies as they cooled on the counter. I […]

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Honey I Dunked the Kids

By Phil Callaway Jul 25, 2014

One summer my plans for the perfect peaceful family vacation were altered when our two-year-old daughter unwittingly smashed a $300 cowboy statue. After buying the […]

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