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R-Minus-14 Wild Card — 2.28.14

14 Days & Counting (to affiliate with the Republican Party to vote in the closed GOPrimary in May): For the 2nd time this month, I received a call from a sibling to say that a male cousin has died. I haven't been close to the two men in adulthood, especially since moving to the Inland Northwest 37 years ago. But I grew up with them. Neither took care of themselves as they aged. So the deaths weren't surprising. Still it's a sobering reminder of my mortality. The key is to love God, make the most of your days and bless those around you. Now for your TGIF 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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