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On Andy Rooney and Fame

Andy Rooney is stepping down from 60 Minutes. In his sign-off piece, he offers reflections on his years as a writer (which he said he still is, and thus is not retiring, just leaving 60 Minutes). I remember watching him as a kid growing up. My folks watched the show regularly, and he ended pretty […]

Hearing for the First Time

Thanks to John Fea for pointing me here to see the amazing video below of a young woman hearing sound for the first time. Her emotional reaction is a reminder of what a blessing it is to be able to hear, and a reminder not to take the privilege for granted. I have a good […]