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Not So Silent Night

On Christmas Eve 1914 something special happened. German and British troops stopped fighting and killing each other for a few hours. Their actions became the stuff of legends and war stories told over and over to children, grandchildren, and others. … Continue reading

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19 somethin’ 

Country recording artist Mark Wills released the song “19 somethin’” in 2002. It was an homage to the ‘70s and ‘80s as seen through the eyes of a young man. A young man who grew up playing Pac-Man and watching … Continue reading

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The Zimmerman Option

George Zimmerman is back in the headlines. His trial is finally underway, and it appears the passion on one side to bury him under the jail is exceeded only by the lack of wit displayed by his defense attorney during opening arguments. … Continue reading

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Zimmerman: The Saga Continues

The wheels of justice grind slowly.  After forty-four days of grinding in Florida, the next step in the George Zimmerman Saga played out.  Zimmerman was charged with second degree murder.  While the family of Trayvon Martin sees this as some sort … Continue reading

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The Zimmerman Question

February 26, 2012 is a day many people will long remember. It is the day one life was snuffed out, and another’s changed forever.  Regardless of the legal outcome of the ensuing debacle, the killing of Trayvon Martin should serve as a … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

In the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge learns the meaning of Christmas in a most unusual and uncomfortable way. Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of … Continue reading

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Penn State Defense

The Penn State debacle is beginning to play out like a poorly written soap opera.  Since the story broke, the suspected child molester gave a nationwide interview in which he admitted he showered with children.  The state’s key witness reportedly … Continue reading

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North To Alaska: Remants and Remembrances

An Alaskan Cruise is something you will remember for a lifetime.  Unfortunately, the human mind is not perfect and memories fade over time.  The park rangers who provide commentary during a tour of Glacier Bay use the term remnants to … Continue reading

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Lack of Discretion

Texas State Legislative sessions are always interesting to watch. They only occur every other year, and the regular session is limited to 140 days. The idea is to limit the time elected officials have to mess with things and avoid … Continue reading

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