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Tom Purcell

Tom Purcell, author of “Misadventures of a 1970’s Childhood” and “Wicked Is the Whiskey,” is a humor columnist and is nationally syndicated. Send comments to Tom at Tom@TomPurcell.com.

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Get this: A study by McGill University has found that more money does not necessarily make people in low-income countries happier.

By Tom Purcell March 3, 2021
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Coffee. I need coffee. And sleep. And food.

By Tom Purcell February 26, 2021
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It’s February. It’s cold. To fend off the winter blahs, I dream of one day retiring to a warm beach, where I’ll stand in the surf, sipping beverages from glasses with little umbrellas in them.

By Tom Purcell February 22, 2021
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I love winter. I love snow. I love making a roaring fire in my fireplace on a chilly day. But I hate one thing about this time of year: taxes.

By Tom Purcell February 9, 2021
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If I were Punxsutawney Phil, I might think twice before coming out of my burrow this year.

By Tom Purcell February 1, 2021
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America could use a hearty laugh right now, but laughter doesn’t come easily because too many Americans have lost their sense of humor. Humor, says Merriam-Webster, is “the ability to be funny or to be amused by things that are funny.”

By Tom Purcell January 21, 2021
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Without grace, our public discourse will continue to suffer.

By Tom Purcell January 11, 2021
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My new puppy entered the world on Christmas and he’s already bringing incredible joy into my family — just as many dogs, cats and other bundles of joy are doing for millions during these unusual times.

By Tom Purcell January 4, 2021
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The older I get, the more I am turning into my father.

By Tom Purcell December 29, 2020
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We got blanketed with 10 inches of snow last week and I loved it — because I love how snow slows us down and brings us to our senses.

By Tom Purcell December 21, 2020

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