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Gary Smith: A familiar Bond

And if none of this works, just restart

Subscriber onlyWhat Bond movies would look like if things worked for him like they work for us: Continue reading...

Gary Smith: What's up (and down), doc?

Checkups more complicated as time marches one

Subscriber onlyIf today's column gives any clue I was rushed writing it, it's because I'm getting it done between doctor appointments. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Stifled by stubble

Commitment to biking may seem just skin deep

Subscriber onlyAs has been determined, I ride a bike. However, as I've determined, I'm not a member of the "biking community." Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Seeing the invisible

Much to discover above the blue and windy sea

Subscriber onlyI walked by a lady with a cat on her head. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Does anybody really know ...?

Does Ben Franklin’s idea stand test of time?

Subscriber onlyIt's spring, and while it's been so long I'm not quite sure what a young man's thoughts turn to, mine turn to my favorite bi-annual whipping boy: daylight saving time. Continue reading...

Deep-seated struggles

Subscriber onlyOf all the jobs I'm equal parts glad I don't have but someone else does, at or near the top of the list is food service industry worker. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Step by step

Technology tries to make fitness add up

Subscriber onlyI've been walking for quite some time now. But up until recently, I didn't know it counted. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Crisis of Faith (and Tim)

Visit to Nashville turns family into semi-stalkers

Subscriber onlyI spent the weekend stalking Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Find a way to win

If nothing else works, just give 110 percent

Subscriber onlyAfter much thought and review of the general mood of the nation, nay, the world, I've made a careful decision about how I'm going to proceed. I'm going to turn it up to 11. Continue reading...

Gary Smith: Happily ever after

Why do kids want the same story over and over?

Subscriber onlyAs I have said before, I'm not sure it's a talent that will get me anywhere (except, perhaps, a headline gig at the library story time), but I can still recite, by heart, "Where the Wild Things Are." Continue reading...

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