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As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: America

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I consider myself a patriot, although I cannot honestly say what that role’s requirements are. For example, must one need to be a United States uniformed military veteran or one currently serving in the military? I posed that question to an American military veteran and he said a patriot is one who loves our country no matter his or her status.

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: The Devil Made Them Do It

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Okay, I’ll admit it. At first, I was shocked, shocked to read that one of our relatively nearby school districts has opened its doors to allow the presence of something known as a Satan Club to be allowed in its elementary school building.

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: What a Price to Pay

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Our young people are currently staring into the future of their adult lives. They are hearing these words or similar words.

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: I Can't Help It

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I can’t help it. It isn’t that I really want to stop.

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: Easter Says it All

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There’s no question about it: Easter is a Holy Day. It is a day often filled with glorious celebrations.

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: Taking Flight

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I’m quite sure I’m not alone. That is, there must be others who become a little, shall we say, concerned when it comes to taking off in an airplane.

As Time Goes by with Rich O'Brian: So, Who are We Now? Part 2

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Last week I cited some of the somewhat disturbing trends I have found in our culture. I made it known I assumed that, while they were problematic to me, I would understand if no one else seemed troubled by them.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: We're Baaack!

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Summer’s over, the Hiatus is behind us and Fight Club for men has returned to Eads.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: Shocked But Satisfied

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When you see this column in print it will have been written over a period of a little more than two weeks. It will take the form of a diary, in this case the diary of grandparents preparing for and attending their granddaughter’s wedding.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: Anger Hastened, Future Wasted

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Several years ago, for a reason beyond my own understanding, I awoke one morning with a rather strange conviction. I came to the conclusion that anger and its consequential grudges are a great waste.

As Time Goes By With Rich O'Brian: The Community Within

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Growing up, I lived in a small town next to a big city. But regardless of the large population next door, there was always the Community Within.

AS TIME GOES BY with Rich O’Brian

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AM I A PATRIOT?

AS TIME GOES BY with Rich O’Brian

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AGING EXPERT BY DEFAULT

As Time Goes By with Rich O'Brian

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What turns you on?  No, let me put it another way.  Is there something in this life that “drives your buggy” more than others?  The easy response is “Yes.”  I guess what I’m getting at is this, in a sort of clumsy way.  I have been given, and I mean given, the opportunity to do things I had just about decided were no longer viable for me at my, shall I say, advanced season of life.