Olympic-size Lessons

I love watching the Olympics.  As a former athlete, I can understand and admire the years of hard work, dedication and sacrifice of those who have attained this level of achievement.  The back stories give us a glimpse into the daily lives of these amazing competitors and shed a bit of light, however brief, on what these boys and girls, […]

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Yes, sir, dad, sir!

Today is Memorial Day, that hallowed day of the year that we, grateful citizens of these United States, formally honor those men and women who have died while serving in the US military.  By the early morning hours, there were many heartfelt sentiments posted on social media to these men and women, to our cherished veterans, and to those who […]

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Hiroshima from the inside…

On May 28, President Obama will make history as the first sitting President to visit Hiroshima, Japan.  Hiroshima.  There is so much history, so much emotion, so much grief and sadness, death and destruction, power and strength, in the very word.  Enough discussion goes on about whether or not it was right or wrong, necessary or evil, whether it saved […]

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