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AT THE START OF THE DAY

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury Time has been bought, answers have been delayed and responses have been hedged as “squirmers” have opted for the “Texas two-step” instead of crystal clear comebacks to probing inquiries. I’ve “rambled” a bit–again. Let’s shoot for “bullseye centeredness” to sharpen focus on this new year, one when we’re bound to grow weary of

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UPON FURTHER REVIEW

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury Upon recollection of 2019, what are considered “top-of-the-heap” memories depend on who is doing the recollecting. This has to be one of the most brain-scrambling beginnings ever unleashed during 17 years of column-writing. Completing what I thought to be an “OK” discourse to a convention audience long ago, I experienced a “bubble-bursting.” The

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OH, BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury Even novices in U.S. history know that discovery of our part of the world was made by Christopher Columbus in 1492. On a far more personal note, Beverly Hindman–an 82-year-old widow in Burleson, Texas, has collected important “puzzle pieces” this year to greatly clarify her family history. Now, 527 years after Columbus landed,

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SANTA ON THE RUN

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury The youngster, maybe 6-7 years of age, is on one of those “select” league baseball teams that may play four games or more on a single weekend during most months of the year. Sometimes, they fly commercially to tournaments, but so far, I haven’t heard of any teams chartering planes. But that’ll be

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