Tag Archives: Future

Register to vote

The 15th Amendment to the Constitution gave African-American men the right to vote. However, many of them weren’t able to exercise this right for nearly 100 years.  Poll taxes, literacy tests, and other means used by some states made it difficult for … Continue reading

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Head wound

“Our side, we go for the head wound. Your side, you have pillow fights.” – Steve Bannon This evening I will begin a six-month long Christian based program with a curriculum that will explore and study how we take care of … Continue reading

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What will Trump’s legacy be?

I grew up in a neighborhood that a had youth sports league. There was a massive city park three blocks from my house with football and baseball fields we used in the Spring, Summer and Fall and we played basketball … Continue reading

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Time to clean the shit up

This was the last trail in the Davidson River section of the Pisgah National Forest we hadn’t hike, the Cemetery Loop and Long Branch. There weren’t any big payoffs for this hike, no big views or waterfalls, just a hard … Continue reading

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“I love you grandpa”

I have been struggling some lately. My last job contract ended in December and though I have had a few interviews I haven’t found a job yet. What I do, what I know, is specialized in terms of knowledge and … 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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What did I miss?

I was going through a weeks worth of Trump’s tweets to see what I missed. The answer? Nothing really. As I noted in my last post, my youngest was in town for a week and her boyfriend flew-in on Thursday. … Continue reading

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