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Dr. Ron Barnes

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

Recent Stories

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.

Barnes: Some thoughts for graduating classes

This is the season for graduations and commencement addresses.

Barnes: Mother’s Day

It’s waking up sick and she was there holding my hand.

Barnes: Our country, right or wrong

I am increasingly concerned about what this nation has become — and is becoming.

Barnes: Are memories our most important possession?

What do each of us possess that may well be our most important possession? How about our memories?

Barnes: Thoughts on being a child

Rummaging through some old studies I have collected, I found one that deserves a revival.

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