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Notes and Quotes-June 9, 2018

Exchanging Sea Stories With a Democrat By Tom Morrow In 1984, Astronaut-U.S. Senator John Glenn, D-Ohio, made a run for the presidency. It would be short-lived, but I ...

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Notes an Quotes: June 2, 2018

Fighting Bureaucracy on the Arizona Desert By Tom Morrow In 1973, I was editor and publisher of a suburban weekly newspaper in the northern communities of Phoenix. The ...

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Notes and Quotes-May 26, 2018

An Unforgettable Night Decades Ago By Tom Morrow In 1979, I had the privilege of interviewing the great bandleader Count Basie and his bassist, Freddie Green. Although I ...

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Notes and Quotes-May 19, 2018

There always was one around somewhere By Tom Morrow When I was growing up, the term “bootlegger” was occasionally used referring to a few people who dealt in ...

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Notes and Quotes- May, 12, 2018

We’ll Always Have ‘Evening in Paris!’ By Tom Morrow Sunday is Mother’s Day and how many of us recall her words of guidance: “Shut that door behind you. ...

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Op-Ed: Countywide election for assessor-recorder-clerk includes incumbent Ernie Dronenburg

A normally low-profile, countywide political race that often falls under the radar for many voters features Ernie Dronenburg, incumbent for the office of San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk. Dronenburg, ...

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Notes and Quotes: May 5, 2018

Pity the English Language Student By Tom Morrow It has been said Russian and Chinese are two of the hardest languages to master. But, consider someone trying to ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 28, 2018

Words and Sayings of Our Youth By Tom Morrow “Poof” go the words of our youth — the words we’ve left behind.  We blink, and they’re gone along ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 21, 2018

The Difference in Today vs. Yesterday By Tom Morrow My mother taught me about envy. “There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don’t have ...

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Op-Ed: How My Cyberstalker Helped Me Discover Cell Companies are Exploiting Harassment Victims

By M. O’Neal Imagine you’re being harassed by a cyberstalker. Now, imagine begging your cellphone provider to help you block his number for peace of mind and personal ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 14, 2018

A Few Words We Missed Last Week By Tom Morrow Here are a few more words/expressions left over from last week: “Acumpucky” – anything you’d call that doesn’t ...

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Op-Ed: Vengeful Alabama to Kill 83-Year-Old Man

By Stephen Cooper Barring intervention by courts or its governor, Alabama will kill an 83-year-old man on April 19; long-incarcerated for the 1989 mail-bomb killings of United States ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 7, 2017

Lost Words from many years ago By Tom Morrow There are words we commonly used during our early lifetimes that no longer exist. Would you believe the email ...

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Notes and Quotes-March 31, 2018

By Tom Morrow The Basics of ‘Murphy’s Law’ We all know the basic “Murphy’s Law” – Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong, but here are the another ...

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Notes & Quotes-March 24, 2018

Hollywood, What’s Going On With Sound? By Tom Morrow What’s going on in the television production industry where the music is louder than the actors’ dialogue? A number ...

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