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The Trump Effect

“My political representatives didn’t want me to get involved in the Mark Sanford primary thinking that Sanford would easily win – but with a few hours left I felt that Katie was such a good candidate, and Sanford was so … Continue reading

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Being a grown-up

2013 “President Obama, do not attack Syria. There is no upside and tremendous downside. Save your “powder” for another (and more important) day!”- Trump tweet 9-7-13 2018 “If President Obama had crossed his stated Red Line In The Sand, the … Continue reading

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Try to follow the bouncing ball

#1 – “Democratic Sen. Mark Warner texted with Russian oligarch lobbyist in effort to contact dossier author Christopher Steele” – Fox News tweet 2-8-18 #2 – “Wow! -Senator Mark Warner got caught having extensive contact with a lobbyist for a … Continue reading

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My button is bigger than your button

For several years I owned a lake house. When we had kids at home we enjoyed going down, riding around in the boat on a warm summers day, waking-up and doing it all over again. But when my kids grew-up … Continue reading

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The hardest hike

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I typically try to find hikes in the six to eight mile range with anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 feet of elevation change. For a … Continue reading

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The war of men

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” –  Leo Tolstoy Maybe I don’t know my history but I can’t think of a single war the United States has been involved in over the last 200 years that was … Continue reading

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Picking our battles

“Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right”. – Unknown My Mother was a first grade teacher for almost thirty years. If you do the math, considering a class size of twenty or so kids each … Continue reading

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