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“Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty-four?”(Lennon-McCartney)

When I get older losing my hair Many years from now Will you still be sending me a valentine Birthday greetings, bottle of wine? If I’d been out till quarter to three Would you lock the door? Will you still … Continue reading

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“None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.” (Pearl S. Buck)

My neighbor is an African-American in the truest sense of the word because he and his wife immigrated from Ethiopia many years ago. Each time I talk to him I am struck by his love for America. He gave everything … Continue reading

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“I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it.” (Mark Twain)

Before the politically correct censors come and take me away to the half-wits house, (it’s just a pun) I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my favorite jokes, puns and humorous commentary with the poor starving … Continue reading

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“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” (Anais Nin)

Happy New Year Everyone. Welcome to 2017. As we begin to think about our goals for the coming year I would like to offer a suggestion. Let’s all be encourageous. It’s a new word for a new year and my … Continue reading

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“So this is Christmas and what have you done?” (John Lennon)

When I got up this morning my thermometer read -8 degrees. Late last night after midnight, as I pondered over this blog post I could hear the snow plow slowly cleaning my street. With my gas furnace quietly keeping me … Continue reading

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“Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral.”(Mahatma Gandhi)

I fear that spirituality is in decline these days, especially in America. I’m not saying this to start a discussion of various religions. Spirituality is to me, extremely personal or it should be. I think each of us needs to … Continue reading

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“Freedom is not a gift received from a State or a leader but a possession to be won every day by the effort of each and the union of all.” (Albert Camus)

Here’s the speech I wrote for the next State of the Union address. I believe this needs to be said right now or else we may not make it to January. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all … Continue reading

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