Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hold it like this, then yell ‘fore!’

As we wait for the water to bake out of the slowly greening turf, it’s time to bone up on that swing. That golf swing, of course. For the most basic primer, start with A Woman’s Golf Game: Techniques And … Continue reading

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Huck Finn and Elizabeth Bennett in Iran

The Arab Spring is an astonishing series of mass public protests that began in December 2010 and led to regime changes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya…. These were breathtaking moments. And the rest of the world continues to watch events in … Continue reading

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The luck of the Irish be with you

Tootle-dee-toot! Rum-a-tum-tum! Johnny and Jack play the fife and the drum. – The Luckiest St. Patrick’s Day Ever! The Apostle of Ireland, St. Patrick, was born somewhere about 387, with his death traditionally marked on the 17th of March. He … Continue reading

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I just flew in from Toronto, and boy are my arms tired; Make’em laugh!

What was the skinniest part of Emperor Napoleon?-The bony part.   So you want to be funny? It’s a hard life – just think of the firestorm that met last month’s Oscars night. A good number of North Americans laughed … Continue reading

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Microbrewed beer is healthier for you: It’s in the hops!

“Tell us, now, how and when We may find the bravest men?” “A sure test, an easy test: Those that drink beer are the best, Brown beer strongly brewed, English drink and English food.” – Robert Graves There’s nothing like … Continue reading

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