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Dr. Ron Barnes

Dr. Ron Barnes is a columnist for The Daily Courier.

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Barnes: A few thoughts on not growing up

I acknowledge that I am old.

Barnes: Words from the 17th century

Let’s take a short break from all the vexing rhetoric centered in Washington and hearken for a few minutes to the following which was found in old Saint Paul’s Church in Baltimore.

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Barnes: Fabrications and exaggerations

In my old Kansas City neighborhood back in the 1930s there was a kid my age named Donnie. That wasn’t his real name, but it will do for now.

Barnes: Fabrications and exaggerations

In my old Kansas City neighborhood back in the 1930s there was a kid my age named Donnie. That wasn’t his real name, but it will do for now.

Barnes: Becoming and being a couple

They were senior adults, slowly walking around the courthouse plaza, talking to each another, holding hands, and smiling.

Barnes: A matter of character

As an only child, I learned how to get along with other kids by imitating the behavior of older boys I respected.

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Barnes: Ever had one of those days you wanted to forget?

Have you ever had one of those days you wish you never had?

Barnes: Some thoughts about harmony

Harmony! My, how you have changed!

Barnes: Revisiting expectations

I’m a week late expressing gratitude to my father, but we all recall the admonition, “Better late than never.” Frankly, I never invested much faith in that saying, but today it works, so . . . .!

Barnes: My fellow symphony lovers

This one is for my friends who attend the Prescott and/or Phoenix symphony concerts.

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