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Mark Burns

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Dad Skills

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 6:37 PM

When Father’s Day rolls around I find myself being included in the idea of "Father" as reflected in the popular -- and consumer -- culture. As evidenced in the flood of ad circulars and TV spots, Father is the guy who, on the third Sunday in June, might expect a...

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Car Guys Know We Need Strong Regulations

(3) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 4:21 PM

When I got my driver's license at 17, I was curious about how things worked under the hood of the family's battered '63 Ford Fairlane station wagon. But I wasn't a car guy. I really just wanted to drive -- go out with my friends on Saturday night and get...

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Not a Cloud in the Sky

(3) Comments | Posted May 1, 2012 | 12:59 PM

This piece has been cross-posted from

You snap a photo -- okay, more like 27 photos -- of your three-year old blowing out the candles on her birthday cake. You upload them to Picasa or Facebook, or drag them into Dropbox. Question: Where do those photos actually...

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