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Wild Card/Tuesday — 11.20.12

I received a text from my brother early this morning. I didn't have to open it to know exactly what he wrote: “Happy birthday, you old fart.” Same thing every year for as long as I can remember. You get to do that, I suppose, if you're a younger brother. However, I've aged to a point that he's gotten uncannily accurate. Mayor Sandi Bloem, who shares this birthday with me, however, hasn't aged a bit in the 20-some years that I've known her. Dunno how she does that. Happy birthday, Sandi. Now for today's Wild Card …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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