Gray Matter: Searching for roots
(Column ~ 06/02/05)
Searching for roots, genealogical research, whatever you want to call it, seems to be increasingly popular. The computer software available has given the current generation quite a boost in that direction. The search for most of us is a matter of digging into the past, another area of America, or another country. The reverse, when we turned out to be the roots being sought, proved to be a most interesting experience early last summer. ...
Struck Strikes Out: It's a faq, saq the Shaq!
(Sports Column ~ 06/02/05)
Just when you think you've seen the last of it and - whammo! - here comes another "What Gives, Strucker?" column. Yo. I had a very quiet Memorial Day, so I'm ready to explode. I worked much of the day, grilled my fave dinner - a 20-ounce butter and garlic-rubbed sirloin (Darla's is eight ounces), one entire package of frozen Brussels sprouts (Darla gets a few), big buns (unfortunately not grandma Helen's), beverage, a homemade Dutch apple pie (to die for, ala mode optional), and then watched baseball on TV.. ...
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