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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
Anticipation is building for another Thanksgiving holiday at our home, with staggered arrivals and departures throughout the week. My wife has done the shopping and will be pacing herself as the week...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
With the recent tragic church shooting in Texas, the discussion about guns and the apparent ease with which guns can be bought (in the opinion of some) has resurfaced. To be honest, with the unfortuna...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
In the summer of 1966, my parents were in the middle of having a house built for our family, which consisted of the two of them, my older brother and me. It would be the home they would stay in the re...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
There are some occasions when being an angry Mama bear is easy. When someone you don’t know (or you know but just don’t like) is doing something that is dangerous or hurtful to your children, it is no...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
A milestone birthday was recently observed by your faithful columnist (as quietly as possible, I might add), a matter on which I will not further elaborate. Another milestone of sorts was reached as w...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
Did y’all ever notice how your kids can be complete weirdos, and you think it’s normal at least and adorable at best? I am sure that for every child with his own bizarre ideas and behaviors, there’s a...
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