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Total Eclipse (Glasses) of the Heart

The following should be read/sung to the tune of Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”   Telephone, every time it rings we get a similar question that’s all too familiar now Telephone, every single caller wants a specific something we regretfully just cannot provide Telephone, every other minute there’s a new hopeful person seeking … Continue reading

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This Year’s Tax Deadline Delayed (But Still Inevitable)

Procrastinators, rejoice: this year, because April 15 falls on a Saturday, and the observance of Emancipation Day falls on Monday the 17th, the deadline for filing your taxes isn’t until Tuesday, April 18. That means you get a luxurious three extra days to put this whole silly tax business out of your mind before you’re … Continue reading

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BPL: It’s Finger Lickin’ Good

Corporate sponsorships are everywhere these days. Sporting events are played at places named O.Co Coliseum and Sleep Train Arena, highways are adopted by strip clubs, and school lunches are enjoyed in eateries like the Wheatland Federal Credit Union Cafeteria. Some uppity cynics call such partnerships “selling out” on the part of the sponsees, but here … Continue reading