Danny Tyree

Is The 75th Anniversary of V-J Day the Last Hurrah?
Tyrades! Seemingly overnight, I find myself struggling to do justice to the topic of the 75th (! (Japan declared total surrender to the Allies on August 15, 1945....
Are Vertical Farms on the Up and Up?
Tyrades! Now I worry that the science fiction program sowed seeds that are taking us too far away from our roots of harvest festivals and “planting by the signs. (“Quit nagging, mom...
Must We Live with One Foot in the Grave?
Tyrades! - James Taylor With all due respect to the five-time Grammy Award winner, I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain and I’ve seen sunny days when I wished people would put their advice where the sun DON’T shine...
Do You Have A Favorite Heat Wave Story?
Tyrades! When I was in college, I sometimes supplemented my income by helping my late father with deliveries for Easy Pay Tire Store (the tires-and-appliances store where he worked for the Ritter family)...
Where Does Your State Rank on The Patriotism Scale?
Tyrades! In an era of toppled statues, kneeling athletes, microaggressions, border wall controversies and globalist agendas, trying to define and quantify patriotism resembles voluntarily crisscrossing a minefield...
Do You Treasure Your Prom Memories?
Tyrades! (Yes, VICARIOUS living. It was more along the lines of “Aw, but I yelled ‘Date night’ LAST time. ) You see, we had to experience a high school milestone through Gideon’s eyes because neither of us went to our proms...
Can We Discontinue the ‘World’s Greatest Dad’ Scam?
Tyrades! Go ask your mother! No, my abs aren’t flabby, they’re just meditating…”) No, this could go on forever. Speaking as a COLUMNIST, with a strict word limit, I agree good fathers should be loved and respected...
Have Nature’s Screechers Ever Invaded Your Home?
Tyrades! At my day job working in inventory control, one guiding principle is “a place for everything and everything in its place. A string of recent events helped me settle on this week’s tirade. A bird kept flying down my mother’s chimney...
Which Songs Make You Cry?
Tyrades! I need your input. And why?..
Do You Treat Retail Clerks Like Human Beings?
Tyrades! I have done assembly-line work, junkyard work and freelance writing. (Okay, maybe there IS a lot of Skittles and beer, in the sense of “Cleanup on aisle 9 of all the Skittles and beer someone upchucked...

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