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DEALING WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT

BRYCE ON COPS

– Should you be adversarial or respectful?

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I recently found myself embroiled in a passionate argument about law enforcement. Someone had posted a video on social media showing a man in his […]

WHY THE ESCALATION IN SUICIDES?

BRYCE ON LIFE

– Is there a connection to the decline of religion?

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A couple of months ago, I produced a presentation titled, “The PRIDE Renewal Tour,” which noted the changes in our culture […]

OLDSTERS ARE COOL!

BRYCE ON LIFE

– The wit and wisdom of our seniors.

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It’s cool to be an oldster. You really do not appreciate it until you reach your sixties when your offspring are grown up […]

THE LOSS OF A “GOOD” FRIEND

BRYCE ON LIFE

– We should relish those who make life more bearable for all of us.

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I guess I am now of the age where one starts to see their friends slip away, […]

Faces of Compassion, Faces of Hate

Three years ago, when I had my first gallbladder attack, the attending urgent-care doctor advised I’d self-diagnosed correctly and that gallbladder surgery would be a simple thing. “They pop them out in the morning and send you home in the afternoon,” she explained. She strongly urged I consider having it done. Well, maybe that’s true […]

YOU KNOW YOU ARE GETTING OLDER WHEN…

BRYCE ON LIFE

– The subtle and not so subtle signs of aging.

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As we grow older, we begin to observe signs of aging. Such signs are usually small and subtle, so we only […]

THE ELEMENTS OF SOCIALIZATION

BRYCE ON LIFE

– and why they are deteriorating.

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Recently, I was waiting in line at the check-out lane of my local pharmacy. An elderly gentleman was ahead of me and moving rather slowly. […]

Blossoms on the Vine—Chapter Eleven

HOW A HOLLYWOOD WINO TAUGHT ME ECONOMICS

I completed the credits necessary to graduate from the University of Kansas in the midwinter chill of 1967. But—as I would countless times relate over the ensuing years—looking for a job commensurate with my college degree entailed a most frustrating conundrum. When interviewing at the “white-collar” […]

Shoot ‘Em

Let’s Arm Everyone – Shoot ‘Em, Rifle, Pistol, Gun – Shoot ‘Em.

Take Guns All Away – Shoot ‘Em, Amendment Use And Say – Shoot ‘Em.

Got Your Order Wrong – Shoot ‘Em, Someone You Think Strong – Shoot ‘Em.

If They Cut In Line – Shoot ‘Em, When They Spill Their Wine – Shoot […]

A QUARTER-LIFE CRISIS?

BRYCE ON MILLENNIALS

– Another indication of our changing times.

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It used to be, you might experience a mid-life crisis in your late 30’s, as you approached the mythic age 40 milestone. This would […]