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Politics

IT STARTS

In the wake of last week’s presidential election, the tension is palpable on the highways and in the letters to the editor. We were rear-ended while sitting at a stop sign yesterday. There seem to be more sirens and barking dogs than usual. Our social structure is beginning to unravel. Chaos cannot be too far […]

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Our Life

A BAD FIT

If the shoe fits – wear it For six years we have been driving and walking on the industrialized soil of the greatest country in the world. For six years we felt as if we had a small pebble in our shoe. Or perhaps they didn’t fit right. We tried to ignore it. We tried […]

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War and Peace

FAT, DUMB AND TERRIFIED

There is nothing funny about what is happening to my country. My father believes we are headed down the same road as Nazi Germany did only 70 years ago. I see it, too. It breaks my heart to believe that roughly half the people I encounter each day believe that might makes right, that outright […]

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Observations

ENOUGH SAID

“The kindest word in the world is the unkind word, unsaid.” – Source Unkown

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Politics

SO I MARRIED A MASS MURDERER

How about that election? Now the world will really love the Americans! My analogy is this – A bride joins the groom at the altar. There is the scent of flowers in the air, the music is playing softly, everyone looks splendid and an expectant hush falls over the gathering. The groom pulls out a […]