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Big-Time Women’s Golf’s is Here As Golf Finds Itself ‘in the Rough’

Tom Amsel. pg 2jpgA Boomer’s Journal

By Tom Anselm

Today (June 5)  I will be out and about on the exclusive and difficult St. Louis Country Club golf course covering the opening practice rounds of some of the best amateur woman golfers in both the United States and Great Britain and Ireland.  They will be squaring off for real tomorrow in hopes of claiming The 38th Curtis Cup.  In our next issue we will have some of the actual, real-live results, both from the event and from my quest to find that perfectly shaded area from which to observe said goings-on.

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My Son Gives New Meaning to “May the Force Be With You”

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

My column should be better  today for one reason and one reason only and that is because I am sitting at the desk or should I say the computer keyboard of editor Bob Lindsey.

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When They Gotta Fly, You Have to Let Them

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By Tom Anselm  

She was barely 2 years old when she put on her sisters purple and pink two-piece swim suit, reached into the drawer for the pool passes and walked the sidewalk of New Halls Ferry Road down to the Barrington Downs pool. By herself. At rush hour. Jill came home from work about 5 and found the rest of the family glued to the TV, watching the devastation wrought by the 100 Years Flood of 1993.

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Rams Had a Good Draft Even Without Taking Wide Receiver

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

Do you know how you have the best intentions on doing something even if you are told to do them just a few hours before, well that is my life with my column.

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Commentary: Feeling Fortunate to Live in North County

By Rance Thomas

It’s  time for us to be reminded once again of how fortunate we are to live and raise our families in a community such as North St. Louis County. It is so easy to be distracted and allured to other areas believing that there are better places and areas in which to live. We need to just remind ourselves of the old adage “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” It is so easy to believe this until we actually get on the other side.

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Will Rams Take Johnny Football in 1st Round?

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

What do you do if you are the St. Louis Rams in this year’s draft? You have the 2nd overall pick and have a chance to get Johnny football, the  highly touted quarterback from Texas A&M.

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