Monthly Archives: September 2012

How Do You Measure Success?

I was told many times in my life I would never be a success, I believe the phrase was: “You’ll never amount to anything.”  I heard it so often, I started to believe it. My parents never encouraged me, never … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A just wants to glorify God, at our expense

You all know that Chick-fil-A will never end their contributions to anti-gay organizations, right? You know that no matter what they may say and however they change the wording in their comments, money from the customers will continue to flow … Continue reading

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The Brave New World of Selfish and Stupid.

I understand we all have problems in our lives. I also understand we all have different lives. We come from different places, different experiences, different families, and different places in time. What I don’t understand is that we all don’t … Continue reading

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Our Lives Are Lived in Moments…

I found out that a classmate of mine from High School passed away last week.  I haven’t seen him since graduation some 42 years ago, but I remember him quite vividly.  He was smart, funny and kind and he was … Continue reading

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The Lessons of Las Vegas.

I wonder if the people who go to Las Vegas know that the United States is facing an economical challenge. I also wonder if they know and understand that people are not supposed to have money to burn. I only … Continue reading

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Is it Politics or is it Prejudice?

This election is one of these moments in time when you have to look yourself in the mirror and ask the reflection you see just what it is you believe in. You have to ask yourself if you want to … Continue reading

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I’m in a 1960’s Musical Time-Warp.

I’m sitting in my room on the 12th floor of the Rio All Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  My room faces The Palms Hotel and the mountains to the East.  I’m watching the clouds roll in and simply enjoying … Continue reading

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