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Some columns stick with you. After 20 or so years I’m still reminded, without a blush, of the unforgettable (I call it that) piece I wrote abo…

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Most people don’t know there are so many angels (I call them good Samaritans) around whose main job is to make sure you don’t get too comforta…

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We all agree that chicken noodle soup is good for everything. It is the elixir for all that ails. It will stop a running nose. It will ease th…

The other night, I couldn’t sleep. It was the sound of falling snow that did it. I knew that it was snow because there really wasn’t a sound. …

Flying is fun and exciting; oh, yeah! Follow the agony of four people and a little boy trying to reach the Quad-City International Airport in …

Times columnist Bill Wundram just turned 93 years-old and is migrating to Florida for the winter.

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 River Drive is smiling again. The rows of candy cane stripes are back on the pillars of the big house. The stripes have become a holiday beac…

They were concerned at the St. Louis preemie hospital unit that Nick might not make it for a year. He was so tiny at birth that he would fit i…

“It used to be …” That’s great-grandpa talk. You heard it every time the young ’uns gathered around the old boy. He’d chew on his cigar and ta…

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More than any time of the year, I like Christmas. November is a nap, but December is a thrill. Christmas trees are turning the winter into bri…

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Life has its moments and its careers. Take a look at Clarence Darrow, the respected long-time Rock Island lawyer and what have you.

We sat at the kitchen table the other night. We had candlelight. Being the emotional type, I was teary-eyed. I get that way easily. “It’s just…

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 Twenty-two years ago, Bob Gaston gathered a handful of musicians and said that he was organizing a band. Gaston was a good musician, but he h…

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Ah, huzzah! The turkey note, with its Thanksgiving doggerel, is still alive. Well, barely. A week ago today, I moaned that this year I have re…

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This is a time when I will eat my words. On a May morning in 2013, fire gutted Davenport’s Credit Island Lodge. I was convinced that the place…

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