Tag Archives: 2016 elections

The Women on my Ballot in 2016


My wife Teresa a/k/a Pretty in cyberspace was on my ballot…as she left to vote at our precinct early this morning, I thought to myself how fortunate I am to be married to a woman who shares my passion for … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to the Al Smith Dinner?


  Okay. So raise your small hands (or medium or large ones) if you’ve never even heard of the Al Smith dinner until last night. Aha. I see those hands, as the Southern Baptist revival preachers used to say from … Continue reading

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We Are F-A-M-I-L-Y?


I wonder. If we are truly “family” then we are like many families – highly dysfunctional. The older I get the less I value the opinions other people have of me including my height and weight, my politics, my white … Continue reading

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Doubling Down on Debates, Dems, Demagogues, Divisiveness and Depression: I VOTED


The most recent polling of my personal state of mind reveals a slight shift from 52% Negative and 48% Positive to 52% Positive and 48% Negative. Jeopardy host Alex Trebek asks what are readily identifiable factors that have led to … Continue reading

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The Race is On – And the Winner Loses All


Well the race is on and here comes Pride at the backstretch, Heartaches are going to the inside. My tears are holding back, they’re trying not to fall… The race is on and it looks like Heartaches. And the winner … Continue reading

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