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Paul E. Kandarian

But because I am turning 65, I believe I am forced to join this thing called “Medicare,” which under the current misadministration is being renamed “MediWeDon’tCare.” Read more

Prime Times

Bourdain, a man I deeply admired for his snarky attitude, his cavalier nature, and the way he shrugged off and scoffed at pretense and pretenders, died in a Paris hotel room. Read more

The Insider

According to Dictionary.com, the phrase “putting the cart before the horse” means “to do or place things in improper order; be illogical.” Read more

Prime Times

And that’s the thing. As we get older, there is absolutely no need to put away childish things like luging. Why? Because childish is good, childish is fun, childish keeps you young at heart. Read more

Prime Times

If there’s any legacy to the slaughter, it is this, the same as it was after 9/11, the same as it is whenever a small faction of evil makes a big lethal splash on the world: Live life without fear. If we fear, they have won. Read more

The Insider

There are many loops in life, of course, and most of which I’m happy to be left out of. One I blissfully knew nothing about was the whole “Elf on a Shelf” thing. Read more

The Insider

We didn’t have YouTube. We had the Boob Tube, which TV was called, and black-and-white at that with maybe three stations... Read more

Prime Times

But because I am turning 65, I believe I am forced to join this thing called “Medicare,” which under the current misadministration is being renamed “MediWeDon’tCare.” Read more

Prime Times

Bourdain, a man I deeply admired for his snarky attitude, his cavalier nature, and the way he shrugged off and scoffed at pretense and pretenders, died in a Paris hotel room. Read more

The Insider

So go to sleep, envision what you want, let your dreams be the subconscious manifestation that precedes reality and look forward to rule number 1 – where it all starts. Read more

The Insider

The protests reminded me of those around Vietnam a half century ago, and how my parents and people who are my age now bitched about those crazy kids on campuses and in the streets speaking up, speaking out, speaking from their hearts. Read more

Good Times

–In the Glutton for Punishment Category: sometimes when I’m driving, I ask for directions from Siri and Google Maps just so I can have two women at the same time telling me where to go. Read more

The Insider

Know what’s not for sale? Walking. Pretty much, anyway. Granted, you can join a gym or pony up thousands of dollars to do it at home on a stair-stepping machine or a treadmill. But walking, one of the most basic and best forms of exercise, is free. Read more

The Insider

Back to erectile dysfunction ads. They’re all over TV, there’s the one showing a man and woman in separate bathtubs in an outdoor setting watching the sun set and holding hands, which I guess is some sort of foreplay I knew nothing about. Read more

The Insider

According to Dictionary.com, the phrase “putting the cart before the horse” means “to do or place things in improper order; be illogical.” Read more

Prime Times

The idiot couple was older than me, and figured I could take them if a fight broke out, especially the woman – she looked pretty frail. Read more

The Insider

Withering grimy, dirt-encrusted piles of the stuff in the far corners of huge parking lots... Read more

The Insider

It looks like someone tried to put out a fire on my face with golf cleats.--- And I am enjoying it immensely. Read more

The Insider

A friend of mine called a few weeks back – a guy I hadn’t heard from in a couple of years or so. We’d worked together...during the 1970s, a decidedly crazy time of youthful ambivalence to the harm we were doing to ourselves... Read more

The Insider

For one thing, according to “St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography,” the real St. Patrick wasn’t even Irish. He was Pakistani, and drove a cab in South Boston. Read more

The Insider

And that’s the thing. As we get older, there is absolutely no need to put away childish things like luging. Why? Because childish is good, childish is fun, childish keeps you young at heart. Read more

Prime Times

If there’s any legacy to the slaughter, it is this, the same as it was after 9/11, the same as it is whenever a small faction of evil makes a big lethal splash on the world: Live life without fear. If we fear, they have won. Read more

The Insider

There are many loops in life, of course, and most of which I’m happy to be left out of. One I blissfully knew nothing about was the whole “Elf on a Shelf” thing. Read more

The Insider

Soon, I will be rich beyond my wildest dreams. I know this because women in Burkina Faso email me and want to give me money. Read more

The Insider

But she plays me like a fiddle, while playing a pretty broad field. I am not the only man in her life. There are others. Many others. Millions of others. Read more

The Insider

Until midnight, fire-tending volunteers cruise the river, restock the braziers, light them again, and make sure the event’s purpose, bathing those attending in the warm glow of fiery symbolism, continues long into the night. Read more

South Coast Summer Guide

“So what’s your portfolio like?” he asked in all earnestness. Read more

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