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Take the high road

Snowshoeing up a mountain is decidedly harder than snowshoeing down. But if you wish to be rewarded with sublime high-elevation views and an it’s-all-downhill-from-here...

Art Seen: The consolations of browsing

The cultural quotient of our community has diminished markedly since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as museums have closed, performing arts venues have...

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Politics & Other Mistakes: Third-party pitfalls

I have nothing against third parties. For decades, I’ve been a card-carrying member of the Keg Party, which advocates, well, not much of anything,...

The Universal Notebook: Trump and his ‘Sedition Caucus’

The U.S. Code defines “seditious conspiracy” as follows: “If two or more persons in any State or Territory, or in any place subject to...

A View from the Hill: Wish list

Alright, I’m ready. Bring on the vaccine. The one with my name on it. Marsters. Right arm, please. Ouch! Thanks. I know, I’ve heard – it...

Another Viewpoint: It’s time to hold the children accountable

I’ve spent the last decade working primarily with middle school students, so I know how unreasonable children can be at their worst, and how...