Monthly Archives: July 2016

Homogenized language

I graduated from a college located deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains. I worked the cash register at an appliance store after class to make a little extra beer and gas money. This store sold ovens, refrigerators, televisions and stereo … Continue reading

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Our son, Humayun, had dreams too

Khizr Khan, father of an American Muslim soldier killed in Iraq, speech last night to the DNC. Tonight we are honoured to stand here as parents of Captain Humayun Khan and as patriotic American Muslims – with undivided loyalty to our country. … Continue reading

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A Poem: A wind is blowing

The air is ancient, swirling molecules of past generations Recycled and recharged by an atmosphere moving through time A breeze that blew on the face of my grandmother, Tousled the hair of a little girl, my mother That lifted a kite on a … Continue reading

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If

If –by Rudyard Kipling As I see it, this Presidential election is about if’s. As in previous years there are two primary candidates and two parties. But this year the two parties and two candidates appear to be on polar opposite sides. … Continue reading

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Radio waves

  One year for Christmas, Santa Claus brought me a handheld AM transistor radio from Sears as I recall. As a kid I was always amazed at how many of Santa’s gifts came from Sears but then again we always marked the … Continue reading

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The old lady at church

I have attended the same church for 30 years. My wife has attended this church for most of her life. We were married here, our children were baptized and raised within this church’s walls. To say that we are invested … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama

Let me begin by saying that I am a very big fan of our First Lady Michelle Obama and I also think she is gorgeous so let me go ahead and get that bias out-of-the-way. I can relate to her … Continue reading

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