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About ends and beginnings blog

I am a frustrated writer and poet waiting to be discovered. A stand-up philosopher performing on a street corner near you. A Christian with questions but I don’t want to hear your answers. A Buddhist with a bumper sticker on my truck to prove it. A collector of quotes. A grower of lettuce. The Patron Saint of earthworms who name their children after me. A cyclist whose big ass strains the seams of his Lycra bibs. I am American by birth, Southern by the grace of God. My goal in life is to leave an imprint on the lives of the people I love not a footprint on the earth. I am a son, a husband, a father composed of 65%-Oxygen, 18%-Carbon, 10%-Hydrogen, 3%-Nitrogen, 3%-Diet Coke and 1%-Oreo.

Politico Magazine: Why I’m No Longer a Russiagate Skeptic

Great article in Politico Magazine by Blake Hounshell;  When I wrote, back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election in his favor, I … Continue reading

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Smells like an agent of the Kremlin

This is an exchange on Russia’s version of “Fox News” about Trump following his job performance review with Vladimir Putin; Male Host: “It is very bizarre, you can’t bash your own country like that – especially when you’re the President.” Female Host: “When … Continue reading

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An old tree

I have been thinking a lot about trees lately. In our backyard we have a massive old oak, probably 60 to 70 years old. It dominates our yard with a wide canopy casting shade, towering over all of the other … Continue reading

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Bit by bit

“In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.” – Yakov Smirnoff It was not a coincidence that over the last … Continue reading

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One more letter to my Senators

Note: Feel free to use any or all of this letter to send to your representative(s) So, are you asking yourself this question yet, what does Vladimir Putin have on Donald Trump? And if you aren’t asking yourself this question … Continue reading

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Can they read?

“The indictments Rod Rosenstein announced are good news for all Americans. The Russians are nailed. No Americans are involved. Time for Mueller to end this pursuit of the President and say President Trump is completely innocent.” – Rudy Giuliani tweet 7-13-18 … Continue reading

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Trump is right!

Yup, Trump is right this is a “witch hunt” and it is the Republicans, not Robert Mueller, that are conducting the search for a witch. Yesterday it was former FBI Director James Comey, today it is FBI Agent Peter Strzok, tomorrow … Continue reading

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