An Open Letter To The President

Dear President Trump: I am sending you this letter to speak for all of those who might not believe that their voice is being heard. I am writing to make you listen to the voices you are ignoring. In short, I am writing today Mr. President, on behalf of the American people Frankly sir, we …

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Her name is Linda

Recently my wife and I were in Atlanta, Georgia for a long weekend visit. After spending the day at the Georgia Aquarium, we were walking down Baker Street, holding hands as we usually do, and talking about where we might grab something to eat. It was a beautiful day, and we were just strolling along, …

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Why We Should Care

I put up a post on Facebook recently that (as many of my posts do) sparked a lively discussion between my more conservative friends, and my more liberal friends. Before I go any further, I should share that post with you here: So if Trump never had an affair with Stormy Daniels, why did he …

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A Time For Sense In A Senseless Time

I watched the news like everyone else, with a combination of shock and horror - mixed with a sort of sick feeling deep down in my gut. Seventeen. Seventeen people. Seventeen human beings trying to make their way in the world. A genuine hero in the form of coach Aaron Feis who put himself between …

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Thank You Trump Voters

  I was silent throughout the entire election process. I was not a huge fan of any of the candidates, (except Bernie in the early days, even though I knew he had no chance). In the end I voted for Hillary not because I thought she was the savior of this great nation but because …

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The wonders of modern medicine

I couple of years back the local hospital near where I live decided that the building they were in was no longer suitable, and they were going to build a big fancy campus outside of town right near the highway. This caused some degree of dissent among the local folk, many of whom (myself included) …

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Smart, funny, caring, courageous… and gay

The sun shone brightly through the windows of our plane as we descended through the clouds on our final approach. The small commuter hop from LAX to Santa Barbara was very different from the giant stuffed sardine can that had carried us across the country. As the small plane made its way north up the …

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