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BILL EGGERT | Growing old gracefully
Some time ago, long before the Internet, a curious reporter sent the following telegram to legendary and ageless movie star Cary Grant: “How old Cary Grant?” The witty Grant fired back this telegram: “Old Cary Grant fine. How you?” It appears even the age-defying Grant was a bit sensitive about his age.
BILL EGGERT | The high price of fame
The recent death of Whitney Houston serves as a cautionary tale of how fame can destroy not only careers, but lives as well.
BILL EGGERT | 2011 produced plenty of highs, lows
Back in 1970, Motown’s Temptations had a hit record with “Ball of Confusion,” referencing the world that year with all its issues and chaos.
BILL EGGERT | Peace on earth, goodwill to all ...
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, all around the town.
BILL EGGERT | Holiday’s a howl at ‘haunted’ hotel
Halloween is again lurking around the corner, and Mother Nature is decorating her foliage with fall colors of orange, red and gold.
BILL EGGERT | Memories of fateful day, 10 years after
Has it really been 10 years? It seems like only yesterday.
St. Benedict’s celebrates a century
On Sunday, St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Geistown will mark its 100th anniversary.
BILL EGGERT: We all love Lucy
She was America’s favorite redhead. Her film career stretched over 40 years; her more successful television career lasted over 30 years.
BILL EGGERT | Recalling things my dad said
In celebration of Father’s Day, I once again turn to memories of my dad, who is no longer with us.
As this is my fifth Father’s Day reminiscence, I was trying to think of something new to say about Dad. Using the best-selling book (and later TV sitcom starring William Shatner) called “$h*! My Dad Says” as my inspiration, I’ve come up with a new slant for this installment.
BILL EGGERT | Stroke: Know the risk factors, warning signs
Dictionaries define the word ‘stroke’ as: 1) the act or instance of striking, 2) a sudden action or movement, 3) a brilliant or inspired act, 4) the striking of a clock, 5) a light touch or caress, or 6) rupture of a blood vessel in the brain.
It is the last definition I will discuss in this column, as May is Stroke Awareness Month.
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