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Here's my January column for my hometown newspaper, the Holland Sentinel... What made the last year so difficult for me was that so much of it was out …
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Here's my December column for my hometown newspaper, the @HollandSentinel... Dear family and friends, I’ve been writing Christmas letters every year fo…
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Here's my November column for my hometown newspaper, the award-winning @HollandSentinel... I hate to write this, but nothing is going to change. A week…
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Here's my October column for my hometown newspaper, the award-winning @HollandSentinel... The one and only time there was a sign in my front yard, it w…
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Here's my September column for my hometown newspaper, the award-winning @HollandSentinel... I remember leading an especially tense meeting several year…
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Here's my August column for the award-winning @HollandSentinel... The mother of a dear friend lives in an assisted living facility in Florida. My frien…
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Here's my July column for the award-winning @HollandSentinel: With all of the interest right now in taking down monuments and statues in public spaces,…
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Here's my June column for the award-winning @HollandSentinel... I am no expert on race relations. Where I grew up, in southeast Grand Rapids, our idea …
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“Pancreatic cancer” were not the two words I was expecting to think about today on my long drive home from the university hospital on other side of the…
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Here's my May column for the award-winning Holland Sentinel... As the days turn into weeks, and the weeks turn into months, I am becoming less and less…
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It’s Holy Saturday, the day before the big event. My younger daughter, who with her family is staying with us during the quarantine, asked this morning…
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