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Yes, Virginia, there really is a Christmas

 Christmas gets a lot of attention in the media. The news is full of stories on Christmas shopping. Television shows and movies offer numerous stories about Santa Claus and people finding the “true” meaning of Christmas (which usually means loving their families). Every business is anxious to wish its customers “Happy Holidays” and “Season’s Greetings.” […]

There will be a test

My doctor says I am in great shape—for someone my age. That is one of those statements that is not as optimistic as it sounds. It’s sort of like saying “the least destructive hurricane” or “the best Adam Sandler movie.”  I went to the doctor for my annual check-up a while back. He decided I […]