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Five Things Your Kids Will Remember About You – Dave’s Diary

I’m looking forward to a trip to Vancouver this weekend to see my two oldest daughters.  Sara 30 and Dacotah 25  are a couple of fun, funny, kind, cool kids but as children of divorce, I always worry in the back of my mind about how my part in their childhood affects them today

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Live Long and Prosper, Like A Million Bucks! — Dave’s Diary

Star Trek's Mr. Spock used to say "live long and prosper" - and now you can!

How’s your health? Feeling good? What about your age? You think you can go the distance and cash the check?  I ask because  multi-millionaire Dimitry Kaminskiy has promised to award the first human to live to 123 a prize of $1 million.

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City Appeals ACLU Case – Here Is Why — Dave’s Diary

The Yakima City Council voted 5-2 today to file an appeal in the ACLU voting rights case.   The head shaking, finger wagging, insult parade has started in earnest so allow me to explain why -FROM MY PERSPECTIVE -we did what we did and what we hope the outcome will be.

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High School Sports Indicate Future Economic Success — Dave’s Diary

There are parents who want to relive their glory days by forcing their kids into sport and then living vicariously through them.  That’s lame and totally unfair to the kids.  BUT if you could convince without coercion , then playing a high school sport could be the key to adult success.

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Well Done Is Not Well Played At The Grill — Dave’s Diary

There is an old saying among us carnivore types, when confronted with an extremely rare piece of meat, “heck, I think a pretty good vet could still save that one.”  Followed by laughs and the sounds of a hyena eating a wildebeest.   Another classic -when asked by the waiter as to how you take your steak,  “just knock his horns off, wipe his behind and put him on the plate.”

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More Good Health News About Wine — Dave’s Diary

The next two weekends in the Yakima Valley are a tribute to the wine industry. Pre-Spring Barrel Tasting and Spring Barrel Tasting will bring thousands of visitors into the valley to sample the future. They come for fun, but if they needed another excuse to drink wine, new research suggests that four to six glasses a week could lessen your risk for osteoarthritis.

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Apologize For Lies And Earn Back Your Trust – Dave’s Diary

As we head full speed into the “Presidential Political Season” we are and will continue to be bombarded by the accusations of fibs, misstatements, distortions and outright lies told to us by the various candidates.  Usually it’s one candidate saying that about their opponent. And vice versa.  Sometimes it will be the media itself doing the lying.  Wait…Brian Williams is still on the sidelines, right? 

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