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In this age of virtual learning, we’ve been having our third-grader write “reports” each day on things that interest him. We’ve learned a lot about pit-vipers, big cats and mythical creatures.

I will eat almost anything at least once; however, I’m not a glutton for foods that simply taste terrible. Foods for which one must develop a taste remain suspect in my mind. Kale is one of those foods.

One of my favorite conversations I overheard happened on a flight over the Rocky Mountains after saying goodbye to Boise. Two businessmen in front of me discussed, loud enough for me to eavesdrop, their political opinions about naturalizing the mineral rights in the Idaho wilderness.