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Danny Tyree

Danny welcomes email responses at and visits to his Facebook fan page “Tyree’s Tyrades.” Danny’s weekly column is distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. newspaper syndicate.

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The words weren’t aimed directly at me, but I was recently flummoxed by an unexpected undercurrent of animosity. In an online post, a military veteran refused to confine his anger to people who spit on veterans or ignore veterans. He vented about citizens who actually pause to ACKNOWLEDGE the contribution of former service people.

By Danny Tyree November 5, 2019
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I’m not proud of it, but I haven’t visited the now-disheveled cemetery on the hillside behind my late father’s childhood home in more than 40 years. Willie Nelson was right when he mused, “Ain’t it funny how time slips away?”

By Danny Tyree October 29, 2019
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What can you say about the eavesdropper wannabes who sigh, “I wish I could be a fly on the wall for that conversation”?

By Danny Tyree October 7, 2019
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“If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s a perfect kid. And six of ‘em, yecch!” — Ann B. Davis as housekeeper Alice Nelson.

By Danny Tyree September 24, 2019
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“I wanna be Bobby’s girl. I wanna be Bobby’s girl. That’s the most important thing to me.” - as sung by Marcie Blane in 1962.

By Danny Tyree September 11, 2019
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Do you long for the days when the only outbursts our delicate ears had to worry about were the Z word (“Zoinks!”) and the J word (“Jinkies!”)?

By Danny Tyree September 4, 2019
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On a Sunday afternoon fishing trip with my little brother and late father, I caught 15 fish at the lake in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

By Danny Tyree August 21, 2019
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“Took away our native tongue/And taught their English to our young...” - from “Indian Reservation,” by John D. Loudermilk.

By Danny Tyree August 18, 2019
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For various reasons, my graduating class has seen two milestone anniversaries sail by without a class reunion materializing.

By Danny Tyree August 7, 2019
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I’m a big softie when it comes to children’s books.

By Danny Tyree August 6, 2019

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