Ferguson Follies

Ferguson Follies

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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A funny thing happened on the way back from the Ferguson courthouse… I stood on the side of the road, across the street from the courthouse, both concerned … Read more Ferguson Follies

Hillary: The Not-So-‘Chosen One’

Hillary: The Not-So-‘Chosen One’

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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An interview with Hillary Clinton, the presumed next Democratic candidate for president Even though former First Lady Hillary Clinton has not officially announced her candidacy, her recent speaking … Read more Hillary: The Not-So-‘Chosen One’

Freeze! Put Down That Cookie

Freeze! Put Down That Cookie

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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The black, MH-6 ‘Little Bird’ helicopter came in low over the treetops surrounding Eastlake Elementary School in Chapman, Nebraska.  Third graders, usually engrossed in a fierce game of … Read more Freeze! Put Down That Cookie

Hashtag Diplomacy: Solving the World’s Problems with a Good Tweet

Hashtag Diplomacy: Solving the World’s Problems with a Good Tweet

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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Tweeting announced as the president’s new favorite diplomacy tool Location: White House Press Briefing Room Mr. Earnest: Welcome everyone.  I’m Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary.  Please take … Read more Hashtag Diplomacy: Solving the World’s Problems with a Good Tweet

Dr. Centenarian: A Prescription for Living to 100 … and Beyond

Dr. Centenarian: A Prescription for Living to 100 … and Beyond

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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Several centenarians give their tips on longevity The BBC recently reported that 25% of all children born today are expected to live to be 100 or older, becoming … Read more Dr. Centenarian: A Prescription for Living to 100 … and Beyond

How Now, Gassy Cow

How Now, Gassy Cow

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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 A winning cause: cow farts! The mid-level bureaucrat at the EPA strummed his fingers on his desk.  In his other hand was a fist full of reports on … Read more How Now, Gassy Cow

Childbirth 101: A Father’s Perspective

Childbirth 101: A Father’s Perspective

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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The act of childbirth is no place for men The gig is up, mothers!  After numerous hours of data collection and opinion surveys (Hey Frank, what do you … Read more Childbirth 101: A Father’s Perspective

The Putin Two-Step

The Putin Two-Step

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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Ukrania knew Vlad Putin would be at the big dance Ukrania had been waiting for her turn to go to the big dance.  It was a huge gala … Read more The Putin Two-Step

Between Birthday and Sympathy: What I Heard and Saw in the Greeting Card Aisles

Between Birthday and Sympathy: What I Heard and Saw in the Greeting Card Aisles

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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I was once a “Card Guy” – or rather, a greeting card merchandiser. The transition of greeting cards is much like watching the seasons change: Halloween in the … Read more Between Birthday and Sympathy: What I Heard and Saw in the Greeting Card Aisles

1040 Therapy

1040 Therapy

Michael Larson

Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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It’s “10-4 good buddy” for 1040 enforcers It’s been a tough few months recently for the Internal Revenue Service. I get it.  It can’t be easy working for … Read more 1040 Therapy

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