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Susan's Page // A Vet In Need Of Major Dentistry
“I spent a total of 20-plus years serving my country honorably, and I remember when I signed up, I received signed paperwork stating that in...

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Susan's Page // Dealing With The Boulder Deluge
As the saying goes, be careful what you pray for, you just might get it. At this writing, my sister Sara, in Boulder, Colo., has...

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Susan's Page // The Language Of Friendship
The country of Japan is both fondly familiar and formidably foreign. We go way back, Japan and I. Just shy of 45 years, to be...

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Susan's Page // Saluting ‘Fly Girls’ Of World War II
Few people know of pilot Cornelia Fort and her airborne drama over Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941. While instructing a student flying out of an...

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Susan's Page // The Fearsome Return Of Heroin
I’m addicted to my grandchildren. Not literally, of course. I can actually live without them between times when I can afford to fly to see...

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Susan's Page // Hawaii: Like A Bowl Of Saimin
In an unfortunate miscommunication, my good friend Lau, who owns the landscaping business we use, thought that I wanted him and his crew to work...

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Susan's Page // Adventures In Renovation
As I pushed my orange cart down the light bulb aisle at the Pearl City Home Depot, I looked into the eyes of a woman...

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Susan's Page // Of Presidents And Scandals
It’s interesting to look at the current Obama administration’s so-called “scandals” in the context of those of prior administrations. President Richard Nixon won a second...

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Susan's Page // IRS Outrage Crosses Party Lines
“McCarthyism … the use of unfair investigatory or accusatory methods in order to suppress opposition.” -The American Heritage Dictionary The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has...

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Susan's Page // Speaking Up About ‘Live Abortions’
I was asked at a dinner what my topic would be for this week’s column. The answer didn’t elicit a rousing response. Interest cooled, eyes...

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Susan's Page // Of Mankind And War
In a season of so much senseless carnage on our home front, it’s difficult to put anything coherent into words, much less wise or helpful....

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Susan's Page // Military Values Shape Life’s Legacy
Our 12-year-old yellow Lab, Lucy, has been eating paper lately, but I never thought she would eat my “homework.” A few weeks ago I spoke...

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Susan's Page // Mother Had Easter All Sewn Up
Easter, the most important of the Christian holidays, celebrates, among other things, love and sacrifice. That’s why at Easter, I can’t help but remember my...

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Susan's Page // A Dumb Way To Trim The Budget
Here’s a multiple-choice question: What is sequestration? A) A restriction on how many sequins can legally be sewn onto a pageant gown. B) A study...

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Susan's Page // The Angelic Woman From Raleigh
My husband John Ditto died on a Monday evening. I know the exact time, because the hands on his crushed Seiko wristwatch are forever stuck...

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Susan's Page // We Want Truth In Government
“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on.” – Winston Churchill I watched all of...

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Susan's Page // Wounded Warriors Take The Field
I thought I had been inspired enough for one week, but I was so wrong. I thought it was inspiring enough to watch seven innings...

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Susan's Page // Being Responsible For Your Health
The holiday season may be a lousy time to talk about such things, but what are you doing about diet and exercise? With the nation...

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Susan's Page // Born In Humility Is The Nativity
Three weeks before Christmas and inside my house, No presents were purchased not even by mouse. With Black sales and Cyber deals far in the...

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Susan's Page // Thankful The Election Is Over
With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, I think all Americans – nearly split down the middle as we are – can at least agree to...

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