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Dec.19.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               Maybe an apocalypse on December 21st wouldn’t be such a bad thing, if it meant I wouldn’t have to go through another Indiana winter.            ...
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Dec.12.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               There’s one thing more suspicious than a list of suggestions from the internet, and that’s a list of suggestions punctuated by exclamation points. For some reason, it makes me think of snake oil salesmen...
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Dec.05.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               Generally I don’t like people putting signs on my property, ever since that whole debacle with the charity group that wanted to give away Halloween treats from my garage. It turns out having a big sign...
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Nov.28.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               “Let’s get a dog,” my better half suggested.             “No.”             I love dogs. But I...
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Nov.21.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               It’s been a particularly challenging year, and I wonder if the main thing we should be thankful for is that it’s almost over.             My home...
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Nov.15.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               I assume, since the Presidential election was so close, that President Obama understands he doesn’t have anything that could be called a mandate for his next four years. What he has, in fact, is a nation...
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Nov.06.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               I try to get my weekly column turned in by Friday (and often succeed), but the paper doesn’t actually come out until the Wednesday. That’s a problem during an election, because it means I have to write...
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Nov.01.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               Here are two of the main causes of problems with government in this country:             First, there are those people who say there’s no point...
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Oct.18.2012
SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK               Perhaps the most interesting thing about this story is that it happened the day before my 6 year old nephew had heart surgery.             That’s...
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Oct.10.2012
  Before I get on to my weekly column, don’t forget that we have less than 24 hours of voting left to go in the So You Think You Can Write contest:   http://www.soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com/manuscripts/coming-attractions/   It’s getting tense!   ###   This article first...