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Opinion: Mired in the minutia

Commentary by Terry Anker What difference does it make? Does anybody care if he asked first? It seems that the order of things is routinely determined, well, by the order of things. Who says...

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Opinion: Sitting pretty

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie What has happened to the art of sitting? People nowadays don’t just sit, but they have to be involved in some activity like emailing, blogging, tweeting, reading or watching TV....

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Opinion: Half-Ironman in Effingham

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Well it’s been quite a week here at chez Wilson, and as I finally take a chance to reflect, I think I can make a column out of it. Here...

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Opinion: More on labor and delivery

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Two weeks ago Current published a health piece on labor and delivery for first-time moms. Dr. Perkins provided wonderful advice, but she missed a few nuggets of information that I...

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Opinion: Involvement is good for you

With all the guns-and-butter news of recent days, we thought we’d turn our attention and yours to something that may prove fulfilling to you. We’re talking about volunteering. Friends of ours, Rollie and Cheri...

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Opinion: Shake and don’t bake

Commentary by Terry Anker Over time, there have been many descriptors for it. Today, one of the most popular couplets is “helicopter parents.” But, overprotective and excessively involved parents are not a particularly new...

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Opinion: Aerating grievances

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie The men who live in my cul-de-sac aerate their lawns. I’m telling you this because there’s a good chance that because of this unnecessary demonstration of male virility, I may...