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BILL EGGERT | Nice to have a niece
My poor mom; her frequent lament when her three sons were growing up was that she never had a daughter.
BILL EGGERT | Time flies when you’re having fun
This month marks the anniversary of my column in The Tribune-Democrat.
It is hard to believe that I’m starting my fifth year in which my writings have appeared in the paper.
BILL EGGERT | A look in the rearview mirror as 2010 winds down
In the afterglow of Christmas 2010, we segue into the approaching New Year’s Eve, as we bid goodbye to the ‘“old year” in review.
BILL EGGERT | Rockin’ around the Christmas tree
Christmastime is here, which means we dust off and bring out the festive decorations and traditions. One of those traditions is Christmas music, particularly beloved, classic Christmas songs.
BILL EGGERT | That’s what friends are for
I have been blessed with many good friends during my life.
BILL EGGERT | In praise of real and TV parents
Recently we lost two pop culture icons from television who represented 1950s parents.
One was Barbara Billingsley, who played June Cleaver on “Leave It to Beaver.” The other was Tom Bosley, who played Howard Cunningham (dubbed “Mr. C” by Fonzie) on the 1970s sitcom “Happy Days,” which was set in the 1950s.
BILL EGGERT | Beautiful day in the neighborhood
The late Fred Rogers – of PBS’ “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” – used to open his show with his iconic song “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”
The song title would have been most appropriate for last Saturday’s “Moxham in Monochrome” exhibit at the Russell House.
- BILL EGGERT | Moxham memories in monochrome
BILL EGGERT | Three brothers form this ‘wolf pack’
A few weeks ago, a friend of my youngest brother, Tom, was discussing my column and observed that I mention my dad frequently.
Tom replied, “Well, that’s because we were raised by wolves.”
BILL EGGERT | Humble hero's homer
He was born in Wheeling, W.Va., but raised in Ohio.
He lettered in high school baseball and basketball.
At 17, he was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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