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Pony Express: A time to work and a time to rest

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

Some eyebrows were raised when Pope Benedict XVI announced two days before Lent that he was resigning as Pope as of Feb. 28. After all, when a pope is elected as the “Successor of St. Peter”, the church expects that he will remain in office until his death. Continue Reading

Pony Express: Day-in day-out performances

February 20, 2013 in DL-Online

For the ninth straight year, the folks who are recognized and honored in this column with DIDO Awards for day-in-day-out performances will be more important than the glitzy stars who win Oscars in multi-million dollar movies honored by the Motion Picture Academy. Continue Reading

Pony Express: It’s not easy being an older brother

February 13, 2013 in DL-Online

As we watched the brothers Harbaugh, Jim and John, face off against one another as head coaches in the Super Bowl, we had to wonder whether it’s ever easy for brothers to get along together. Continue Reading

Pony Express: ‘More chances than your first wife’

February 6, 2013 in DL-Online

Remember when the Tereyton cigarette people ran those ads (not allowed anymore) with the slogan “Us Tereyton smokers would rather fight than switch.” Continue Reading

Pony Express: Don’t be a jerk — seize the day

January 30, 2013 in DL-Online

While our snowbird brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, grandmas and grandpas are playing shuffleboard and lining up for early buffets in the warm climes of California, Arizona, Texas and Florida… Continue Reading

Pony Express: Not all scientific advances are rocket science

January 23, 2013 in DL-Online

Nobody has ever said about me that, “that guy can fix anything and really understand how things work.” I greatly admire the talent and patience of such people, but there is no way I have ever been one or will ever become one. Continue Reading

Pony Express – How the meatballs saved Christmas

January 16, 2013 in DL-Online

This message was left on our phone about a week before Christmas by our 13-year-old grandson, Christian: “Grandma, I really love your meatballs and I hope you bring some when you come over for Christmas.” Continue Reading

Pony Express – Energy by association to refill your tanks

January 9, 2013 in DL-Online

Feeling run down, out of pep, low on energy? Did 2012 reduce the fuel in your tank to fumes? Hey, there’s a whole new year ahead and it’s going to require a whole new supply of octane. Where you gonna go to get it? Continue Reading

Pony Express – Know when to use a full court press

January 2, 2013 in DL-Online

You’ve heard of the full court press. It’s an aggressive defensive basketball strategy an all out effort that harasses the ball handler with one or two players all over the court to cause errors (turnovers) by disrupting dribbling and passing with heavy pressure. Continue Reading

Pony Express – 2013-13: Reflections and predictions

December 26, 2012 in DL-Online

Can you believe it 2012 is almost over already. Time does fly the paint just dried on 2011. So now it’s time to reflect on the events of the past year and fearlessly forecast what will happen in 2013. Continue Reading