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Posted by on May 26, 2021 in Blog, Personal, Politics | 0 comments

My Thoughts on Flying the Flag



We’re coming up on Memorial Day, and then the Fourth of July. Both will happen within the next six weeks.

Traditionally, this has been a time when Americans put aside partisan politics and differences, and look upon similarities and shared values.

Unfortunately, in the last several years, one group of people have abducted our common symbols and attempted to redefine national pride, including the flag.

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Posted by on May 9, 2021 in Blog, Book Reviews, Personal | 9 comments

Before I die I want to ____________.




The house quickly became a billboard of beliefs, an advertisement for aspiration, and a place of poetry.

They wrote.  They wrote.  They wrote.  And they wrote some more.  Eventually, every empty line on that old house had been filled in.  That didn’t matter.  Those who came to that abandoned place which was now filled with so much life took the chalk and wrote it off in the margins, in between the lines, and even on walls that hadn’t been designed for expression.  It had become impossible to harness the human heart.

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