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 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 30, 2020

Tyrades! Must We Live with One Foot in the Grave?

Tyrades! by Danny Tyree “Shower the people you love with love/ Show them the way that you feel.” – James Taylor With all due respect to the five-time Grammy Award winner, I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain and I’ve seen sunny days when I...

 

Tyrades! Do You Have A Favorite Heat Wave Story?

Much of the nation is experiencing a prolonged heat wave, so of course your humble columnist counterintuitively conjures up WARM MEMORIES to comfort himself. When I was in college, I sometimes supplemented my income by helping my late father with...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 16, 2020

Tyrades! Are You Fed Up with Anonymous Sources, Too?

What spoils even more evening meals than robocalls? How about newscasts with their endless stream of titillating revelations coyly attributed to “reliable sources,” “people close to the matter,” “people familiar with the situation,...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Tyrades! Consumers, Do We Really Need All Those Choices?

Dear pandemic-battered readers, as you try adapting to the New Normal, just hope no diehards are waiting to confuse you with a plethora of ADDITIONAL configurations. It’s best just to suck it up and accept the NEW Normal rather than navigating a...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 2, 2020

Tyrades! Where Does Your State Rank on The Patriotism Scale?

The personal finance website WalletHub recently released its ranking of the “patriotism” of all 50 states. In an era of toppled statues, kneeling athletes, microaggressions, border wall controversies and globalist agendas, trying to define and...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 25, 2020

Tyrades! Do You Treasure Your Prom Memories?

My wife and I experienced some vicarious living when our son Gideon (finishing up his junior year of high school) attended the senior prom. (Yes, VICARIOUS living. It’s not like we got him out of the house, jumped with glee and yelled, “Date...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 18, 2020

Tyrades! Can We Discontinue the "World's Greatest Dad" Scam?

Speaking as a father (“What -- am I made of money? Go ask your mother! When you have your own roof, you can make your own rules! No, my abs aren’t flabby, they’re just meditating…”) No, this could go on forever. Start over. Speaking as a...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 11, 2020

Tyrades! Have Nature's Screechers Ever Invaded Your Home?

A man’s home is his castle – but sometimes the crocodile in the moat decides he wants to try out the bathtub instead. At my day job working in Inventory Control, one guiding principle is “a place for everything and everything in its place....

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 4, 2020

Tyrades! Which Songs Make You Cry?

“Late at night when it’s hard to rest/I hold your picture to my chest/ and I feel fine, I feel fine/But it’s a rainy night in Georgia…” – written by Tony Joe White and performed by Brook Benton. I need your input. I know this is a...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 28, 2020

Tyrades!

One of the most awkward, self-conscious incidents in my life occurred when I was shopping with a group, and one of my companions blithely continued browsing long after the store doors were locked. I have done assembly-line work, junkyard work and...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 21, 2020

Tyrades!

One of my biggest pet peeves: people who can’t hold up their end of a conversation. Oh, I’m not saying that every single human being is obligated to bring jaw-dropping factoids, whimsical quips and provocative perspectives to every mundane conver...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 7, 2020

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“Look around me/ I can see my life before me/ Running rings around the way / It used to be…” – Crosby, Stills & Nash I couldn’t eat at my favorite Chinese buffet, attend the cinema or even hang out at the public library; but in mid-April,...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    April 30, 2020

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“Never in history has such ruination – physical and moral – been associated with the name of one man.” – Sir Ian Kershaw, English historian. April 30 marks the 75th anniversary of the suicides of Adolf Hitler and his newlywed bride Eva...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    April 23, 2020

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On a recent Saturday afternoon, 86-year-old Uncle Doug shared a bit of family lore about his grandfather (my great-grandfather). When great-grandpa Henry Lee Gipson was four years old, a stranger came knocking on the door. The visitor introduced...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    April 16, 2020

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The recent death of actor James Drury (star of the 1962-1971 TV Western “The Virginian”) adds insult to injury when one considers what will occur next month. When the networks announce the shows they’re canceling and launching, yet again there...

 

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