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Trump Failed First Test as World Leader

By Shirley L. Smith

For weeks, ardent supporters of President Donald Trump have been telling people who were alarmed by Trump’s fiery rhetoric on the campaign trail to “give him a chance,” but on his first full day as leader of the free world, Trump used his platform to disparage the media and quibble over the size of his inauguration crowd, rather than quell the concerns of demonstrators who came out in solidarity around the country and worldwide to protest his presidency and policies. 914 more words

Shirley L. Smith

the travel tag

You are leaving tomorrow to start a life in a new country, where would you go? 377 more words


Best Things to Do in The Caribbean When Traveling Solo

I’ve always loved the flexibility that traveling solo provides. While it’s great to explore new destinations with a partner, it’s truly wonderful to getaway alone as there’s no one to answer to except yourself – just think of the freedom you’ll have! 563 more words


Symposium 2016: Should we cut our territories and possessions loose and let them be independent nations?

Gastonia, NC Correspondent- Let’s look at Puerto Rico as an example for the purposes of this question.  Not only do the vast majority of people there not want to be independent, support for statehood is nearing all-time highs.  1,188 more words

Annual Symposium

Boise Returns Completed

I’ve completed my final draft of Boise Returns to St. Thomas and have received my first rejection.  Will continue submitting to agents until someone signs me.

Gene's Writing

Big Sail

This from 21º 19’.113N, 065º29’.442W, or in other words, 1000 miles out from Fort Lauderdale with only 200 to go to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on this seven-day ocean adventure via the non-stop, way out there “I-65” route.  659 more words

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Paradise Found

I just returned from a week in the US Virgin Islands. It wasn’t a photography trip per se, but more of a chance to get away with my lady love, Ashley. 370 more words