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Steve Martin has always been a comedian I thought was really funny. After all, he was a “wild and crazy guy.”A favorite saying of mine is, "Life is too short to be serious all the time.”I have … more
Funerals aren’t fun and they are an event we really try to avoid, but the older I get it seems the more of them I attend.We attend them as spectators now. But, one day we will attend them as the … more
Recently, I’ve noticed a lot of people talking about food.Food ... food is what people and animals eat to live, a definition I found that has come to be the focal point of our lives, but that’s … more
Life’s pleasures ... there are many. Some are more enjoyable than others as I recently shared about a good cigar.I must admit a good meal or tasty snack during a good movie is a great way to … more
JC Bowman making a major pitch for being "No. 1" in public education ... Gary Matheny checking up on a friend and wishing him best in his future endeavors. more
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It seems people have changed, but mostly our beliefs.Growing up, Christmas was always special and continues to be to this day. Actually, it's my favorite time of the year.We attended Sunday School … more
Life has many pleasures. What pleases one doesn’t always please another, making for an interesting world.We hunt, fish, golf, take long drives through the countryside and some even find pleasure in … more
One thing I truly hate is a mouse, rat or any varmint that resembles that disgusting animal.They are dirty, conniving, devious and fast.Call me a scaredy-cat, sissy or whatever you will, I don’t … more
As a youngster growing up in the mid-1950s and '60s, playing outside was our pastime.The cue to come home was dark or when the street lights came on — if you were fortunate enough to live in an … more
In my opinion the best TV channel to watch is MeTV.I can hear the sighs as people realize that MeTV runs old shows from days gone by ... long gone by.Call me old-fashioned, out of touch or just plain … more
Another Halloween is in the books as they say, and "Trick or Treat" is behind us.Halloween, that night when ghouls and witches come out and a day when most everyone dresses in silly costumes.I’m … more
Seasons. I love the changing of the seasons. Seasonal changes are probably one, if not the most, inspiring things that can be experienced in one's lifetime.Winter — with its gloomy, breezy and … more
I have a dedicated Facebook page titled “Life Happens” so people everywhere can read my columns.Each time the Cleveland Daily Banner prints one, I share it on this page.I enjoy the comments that … more
I like quoting Bob Dylan, “times ... they are changing,” and I was reminded of that recently in a reply to an email I sent someone.Times ... they are changing, very rapidly, and I must admit it … more
Bobbie Reagan talking about how faith will make the difference in meeting the challenges of a nonprofit drive ... Gary Matheny reflecting on the good old days of common courtesies. more
I began my senior year of high school in late August 1970. In those days, and I am beginning to sound like my granddad when I would talk to him and he would say, “Back in the day.”Back in … more
My mother was a great businesswoman.When I was very young, she convinced my dad that buying a Merle Norman Cosmetic franchise was a goldmine and she was correct.That franchise purchased in the late … more
Gary Matheny double-checking on some details during the restructuring of his website ... Larry McDaris reminiscing about the length of a long friendship and its importance to him. more
It doesn’t matter what era you grow up in. Life has its moments. Those moments can either be filled with happiness, sadness, frustration or simply depressing.As I have written many times, I … more
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