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Obituary for the Death of Common Sense

For many years, this piece below was attributed to George Carlin.  According to this post from Snopes.com, it has been misattributed.  I enjoyed it when I read it a few years ago, and was reminded of it recently by a friend of mine.  Snopes details the origins, and I have …

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A right of passage seems to have occurred, as I have now attended to that landmark aging event…the purchase of the Reading … → February 9, 2017

Career Resolutions

We all do it, even if we don’t know we do it.  It’s late December or early January and we do that …

My One Word for 2017

Regardless of one’s religious interests, the concept of a central focus for one’s life is a sound one, particularly for those of …

Somber Silence of Antietam

As a person who truly enjoys history and understands its impact on the here and now, it is hard to truly express the …