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Over Easy: Thoughts for your Penney

9/17/22

The great question of our time isn’t whether the Russian army will slink home by Halloween, COVID will fade by Christmas or Donald Trump will wear...

Over Easy: Summer recap

9/2/22

Fall is nigh, so our thoughts can turn to the classic “What I Did Last Summer” essay. They’re not just for second graders and their glitter pens...

The FBI, like the queen of tidiness Marie Kondo, has a decluttering service. Who knew? Apparently not Donald J. Trump, who had trouble letting go...

I would mock the hysterics who are overreacting to the name change at the former Vermont Public Radio, except that I am one of them.It is bad. It...

The Hartford Historical Society recently shared a list of notable natives copied from Wikipedia. Among them are a passel of politicians, Horace...

Over Easy: Flag feelings

7/8/22

When I was a boy, I was predisposed to patriotism. My Catholic school put God before country, but the authorities went into a secular rapture when...

Over Easy: Feeling overinflated

6/24/22

I’m calling this week’s column Fun With Inflation! We’ll look at why the carpenter ants of the world economic order are chewing through your net...

It’s been a grueling spring for the Boston Celtics on the road to the NBA Finals. We are tired, we have faced adversity, we are staying up past our...

It’s graduation time, when Pomp and Circumstance fills the air again and again and again. When the list of degree-getters gets awfully long, there...

Over Easy: Gripes of spring

5/14/22

I don’t know about you, but sometimes this time of year when the sun and the warmth are just so, I momentarily find myself with nothing to complain...

I have noticed that the opinion pros at the Valley News are skeptical about the branding “journey” that has — presto, chango — given us Dartmouth...

Over Easy: Spring back and forth

4/16/22

Spring is served in the Upper Valley. You know the menu: an appetizer of fleeting sunshine, followed by angry clouds, a north wind and a demitasse...

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