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August 22, 2013
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So long Elmore Leonard

It was a dreary, rainy Tuesday in my little corner of paradise and as I sat down to write something clever (well, almost clever) for this week’s column, I saw on the Internet that Elmore Leonard had passed away. In the words of Mr. Taggart from Blazing Saddles, “I am depressed.” When I’m depressed it usually helps to speak in Blazing Saddles quotes ... but it didn’t seem to be working for me this time. Normally I would have fallen back on a particularly funny quote from George Carlin or Rodney Dangerfield but my heart just wasn’t in it this …

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