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WOSTER: The art and effort of procrastinating

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

I saw a Sunday morning television piece about a 98-year-old man who still cut hair at his barbershop every day, and what I wanted to do [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”644842″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”height…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WOSTER: My conflict on St. Patrick’s Day

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

My mother was Irish, part of the McManus clan who grew up in the neighborhood around Lyman.

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WOSTER: We need more like Max

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

My lawyer died the other day, and South Dakota lost a decent human being.

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WOSTER: Magnifying the intensity of the wonder

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

It seems like only yesterday Nancy and I hopped in the car and drove to Chamberlain to the hospital to see a newborn granddaughter.

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WOSTER: Experience speaks volumes

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of the things I enjoyed most about covering the South Dakota Legislature as a newspaper reporter was swapping stories about the old [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”517686″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”height”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WOSTER: To chain or not to chain

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

The last time I rode with anyone who used tire chains for traction on a snowy road, the driver was a former Associated Press colleague who lived and worked in Rapid City and who was taking Nancy and me up into the hills a ways to see the cabin he’d p…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WOSTER: My fear: Technology will take us over a literary cliff

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today’s chapter of Mr. Old Guy Worries about the Future: Why do some people think that because it is possible to clone an extinct creature, [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”511147″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WOSTER: My fear: Technology will take us over a literary cliff

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today’s chapter of Mr. Old Guy Worries about the Future: Why do some people think that because it is possible to clone an extinct creature, [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”511147″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WOSTER: ‘That’s my grandson they’re beating on’

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Somewhere in South Dakota last evening, in a gymnasium built for a few hundred people or a few thousand fans, a grandmother sat on worn [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”508180″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”height”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

WOSTER: ‘That’s my grandson they’re beating on’

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Somewhere in South Dakota last evening, in a gymnasium built for a few hundred people or a few thousand fans, a grandmother sat on worn [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”508180″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”height”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com