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Match Play is a golf/suspense novel. Dust of Autumn is a bloody one set in upstate New York. Prairie View is set in South Dakota, with a final scene atop Rattlesnake Butte. Life is the Arbor is a children's book about Rollie Rabbit and his friends (on about a fourth grade level). The Black Widow involves an elaborate extortion scheme. Doggy-Dog World is my memoir. And ES3 is a description of my method for examining English sentence structure.
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Saturday, June 16

Odds & Ends

Saturday and another full day of golf. Tiger and Jim Furyk and David Toms leading at minus one. It will be interesting to see which one blinks first. I’m guessing that Tiger will shoot another 69, and Jim and David probably two or three over. Will anyone else in the field make a move? I don’t think so. Can’t wait to see.

Republicans, those who are elected and those who elect them, all seem to be carping about Obama’s latest decree. Undoubtedly a political move, it allows Hispanic immigrants who were brought here young to remain. But it was also a humane move. The GOPers hate that they weren’t able to do it before Obama. Take that, Mitt.

The world economy has us all worried. What happens in Greece next week will have an enormous effect on the European economy, and next in that pyramid is the U.S. economy. As the value of the dollar shrinks, the value of gold goes up. Here we are, with the Canadian dollar way stronger than ours, with any number of other nations stronger in gross domestic product than the U.S. We’re still the best place to live, with the best living conditions of any other nation. But we’re slipping.

It’s Fathers’ Day tomorrow. So, tonight we’re going out to Red Lobster with son Mike and Staci. We’ll probably have a long wait for a table, but who cares. Time is the one commodity I can spend and spend, even though the spending gets quicker and quicker. I’ve still got a bunch in the bank. Happy Fathers’ Day to any father who might be reading this.

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