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Boom goes the dynamite! An ode to Independence Day

June 26, 2011 Ah, the Fourth of July. This holiday has always held a special significanc. more »»

Father serves as model for the next generation

June 19, 2011 Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. more »»

The songs and sweat of summer marching band

June 12, 2011 One of the very, very, few things that make me nostalgic for high school is what thousands of kids are experiencing right now: The absolute euphoric joy when you wake up one morning and realize with... more »»

It’s warm outside, so time to start the summer projects

June 5, 2011 Well, summer is sort of here, and if Memorial Day weekend is any barometer as to what we can expect for the next three months, it’s going to be very sunny and very hot. more »»

There are some things that bring out the girly-girl

May 29, 2011 Let me just preface this by saying, if you get easy queasy, maybe you shouldn’t read this column. more »»

From pierogies to pretty girls: Two anniversaries

May 22, 2011 This weekend (well it’s actually more this week, but for the context of this column I am sticking with ‘‘this weekend’’) I will be marking two anniversaries in my life. more »»

Meant to be: A classic story of girl meets Boyardee

May 13, 2011 OK, I think I have established that I have a hopeless case of Peter Pan syndrome. more »»

Death of bin Laden raises fears, gratitude

May 8, 2011 A week ago, the news of one of the world’s most notorious villains having been located and killed spread across the world. more »»

Comedy challenged: Laugh toward me, not at me, people

May 1, 2011 Comedy is something that I’ve thought about a lot lately. I’ve always enjoyed a good laugh. more »»

Searching for beauty within the mind of the male

April 24, 2011 Have you ever felt like your life was a Jasper Johns painting; colorful and chaotic, beautiful and difficult to look away? A wonderfully created portrait, comprised of layers of individual meaning... more »»

Breakfast: A meal almost worth getting out of bed

April 17, 2011 As you get older, some of the rituals of your youth begin to erode away. A kid’s day is oppressively routine: wake, brush, breakfast, school, lunch, brush, homework, dinner, wash, brush, bed, repea. more »»

Tips for job hunting in the Internet age

April 8, 2011 There are new rules for the job hunt in the Internet age. more »»

The joy, anxiety and anticipation of a second son

April 8, 2011 One thing that I often struggle with when writing this column is how personal I want to get with all of you. more »»

Bee allows participants to relive spelling golden days

April 3, 2011 Don’t wanna grow up? Want to run as far and as fast as you can from a world of minivans, Icy Hot and socks with sandals? Would you rather dig out your old Wrestling Buddy than whittle? Does a game o... more »»

To have loved, then lost, then Bought It Now on eBay

March 20, 2011 I know it is supposed to be better to have loved and lost, yadda yadda yadda. But the possibility to have loved, lost, and have a second chance is pretty good, too. more »»

Maybe someday, they’ll ask you about my T-shirts

March 6, 2011 I just finished reading poet / rock 'n' roll icon Patti Smith's memoir, “Just Kids,” a reminiscence of her years in New York City in the 1970. more »»

Teach a man to grill, and he’ll grill for a lifetime

February 27, 2011 Welcome back to all of you out there who were eagerly awaiting another installment in the ‘‘male’’ series. more »»

Warm weather reveals heap of unfinished projects

February 20, 2011 Ah, spring. Sorta. We’re getting a first glimpse of a life without gloves, scarves and industrial salt. more »»

A man’s love affair ... with his favorite jeans

February 13, 2011 Continuing my discussion of what it is to be male and why we are the way that we are, I would like to discuss a few of the things that have plagued non-males for many years. more »»

Home Repairs

February 13, 2011 In the middle of a long, drawn-out winter, many homeowners seek to spruce up their home environments. Barley Rantilla of Cortland worked for Hugh’s Construction in Liberty for 10 years. more »»



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