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Happy Birthday!

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. 155 more words


The King You Didn't Know Is the King You Need To Know

Another Martin Luther King Day has come and gone.  Maybe you observed it by attending a King Day observance or you checked out Selma (which I did, but that’s for another time).  919 more words

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Stuart Scott: Guts. Grace. Cool.

Here’s my personal Stuart Scott story.  I was attending a journalism convention and hustling from one part of the host hotel to another to meet some friends at a party.  821 more words

Barack Obama

For 2015 - More or Less

  • More Petit Sirah, less Hearty Burgundy
  • More lamb, less chicken
  • More Peet’s, less Starbucks
  • More Chinese, less Mexican (now, if there were only a good Chinese restaurant in Tucson)
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So today 2014 ends. For all of us, at a time particular to us, subjectively, and potentially outside the realm of where a GPS may locate us. 514 more words

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Happy 244th, Ludwig…

Today is the traditional birth date of Ludwig Van Beethoven. We don’t know for sure when he was born, but we do know he was christened on the 17th – and the tradition at the time was to christen a child the day after its birth. 237 more words

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