I know what you're thinking. Having read the title of this column, your mind has turned to thoughts of physical pleasure. The joy of sex, perhaps, or eating a delicious meal, or buying something you've been craving for months and months.
Fifty years. A half century.
That's a long time.
Can you imagine being married for that many years?
I certainly can, and I believe many of you readers can as well. Perhaps many of you have already celebrated your golden anniversaries.
If you want to know everything there is to know about chili, there is one definitive source - the International Chili Society (ICS) in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The ICS sanctions more than 200 chili cook-offs in seven countries.
Thanks to breakthroughs in science and modern medicine, doctors and medical professionals are able to treat illnesses and diseases more effectively than ever before.
Sadly, all the technology in the world is sometimes not enough to save our loved ones.
Good government is all around us. Just look for it. You don't have to look very far.
We are among the most fortunate inhabitants on Earth, just because of the level and type of government we have in this country.
In our culture there seems to be an acceptance, and growing promotion of, arrogance or haughtiness. We see it in certain athletes, politicians, radio personalities, and many of those who are held-up as the "ones in the know.