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Roald Dahl, the celebrated author, wrote a delightfully disgusting story for children about a wretched, extra-specially horrible couple named Mr. and Mrs. Twit. Not only are they dirty, ugly and … more
“A tree planted, and with it, us.” That’s how I began a poem I wrote for my then-fiance, Hilton Baxter, when we planted a tree in Rock Creek Park near Washington, D.C. We chose … more
When a man is wrong, he admits it. Anything less is cowardly. That said, I admit I called the presidential election wrong. Here in the pages of the Press And Journal, I predicted Hillary Clinton would emerge victorious. I did multiple times, in … more
I’ll bet you are SO happy to finally see weather that is fit for human habitation. I followed the horrific winter of ice, snow, storm after storm, and temperatures that plunged more than Amy Adams’ neckline on the central Pennsylvania television … more
President Donald Trump says that: “I think one of the greatest of all terms I have come up with is ‘fake.’ ” Is that a confession or a boast? In either event, I love the … more
I just realized: We have been here for 18 months. This city, Cuenca, is really an interesting and beautiful place.   It is an old city in Ecuador that was founded in 1557 and has four rivers flowing through it. There are many small … more
As Londonderry Township supervisors, we work hard for our residents to provide critical, mandated services, while setting taxes at the lowest rate possible.  We do this by taking a creative … more
I was late seeing “Black Panther,” the latest iteration in Marvel Comics’ cinematic universe. Growing up buying 25-cent comic books at Saturday’s Market has left me fond of … more
Matt Krajsa continues to believe students at Middletown Area School District were pawns in some sort of grand political conspiracy, and he couldn’t be more wrong. Just like at Derry, Lower … more
Families … you’ve got to love them, right? Well, maybe ... I grew up in a large (by today’s standards) family with five kids. In birth order, there was my older sister, then my … more
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