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Tilting at Windmills: A Quick and Dirty Lesson on How to Become a Published Author

Often at parties, I am introduced as a published author. In response, many guests assert that they, too, are authors, ..

Tilting at Windmills: Sandwiches: A Love Story - Encore

When I was in high school, I believed that the doughy bread inside a sandwich roll should be dug out ..

Tilting at Windmills: The Mishmash Drawer - Encore

People and properties generally function on the basis of order and discipline. Sofas are in living rooms. Night tables are ..

Tilting at Windmills: Fat. Fat. Fat.

Okay. This column isn’t only about being fat. It’s also about intimidation. And it’s mostly about my Uncle Jack. I ..

Tilting at Windmills: The Man who put the Sun in a Snow Globe

Although the President of the Universe tended to concentrate on his own personal areas of expertise, such as creating a ..

Tilting at Windmills: Help Wanted

I don’t know what propelled me to think about the mechanisms of job hunting, but here I am, wallowing in ..

Tilting at Windmills: When Butterball Turkeys Collide - Encore

This isn’t about my sister Selma. It isn’t even really about eavesdropping on Selma and her friend Ellen. It’s about girls and ..

Tilting at Windmills: The Legend of the Dogwood Tree

Over time, questions have arisen among local historians about where the so-called “Susquehanna Artist” had been living when the President ..

Tilting at Windmills: A Terrible Thing to Do

Elizabeth Fox was one of those English teachers who knew the names and personalities of all her students. She did ..

Tilting at Windmills: Young at Heart - Encore

When I was filling a paper cup with coffee at a food mart the other day, a portly man sauntered ..

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