Monthly Archives: July 2014

Good Cheer

It’s hard to resist the charm of Mr. Micawber in Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield. Micawber is a reckless spendthrift who is constantly in debt, and yet he is kind, warm and constantly cheerful. He’s probably best known for his eternal … Continue reading

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Good Fear

If you are reading this, then chances are you spend enough time looking around on-line that you have already encountered one or more collections of photos entitled, “Why Women Live Longer than Men.” These images of guys taking ridiculous risks are … Continue reading

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Good Talk

The new fireworks ordinances here in Eugene sparked some explosive discussion. I clicked on a news article about the number of illegal fireworks citations given this year, then scrolled down to comments by other readers. There I was dismayed to … Continue reading

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Good Business

I was given a bottle of bait that was meant to last the day. My great aunt had a “secret” recipe for a soft dough made from white bread, Velveeta cheese, and a little water and flour. The night before we went fishing … Continue reading

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