Author Archives: Tricia

The Soft Tyranny of Comfort

“The wolf is starving, thin as a rail, when he meets a well-fed, strong dog. When the dog learns the wolf is barely surviving, he invites him to come and live with him on the farm. “You’ll get plenty of … Continue reading

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To Honor The Dead We Must Live Life

The French have a saying called joie de vivre which technically means enjoyment of life or exuberant spirit.  Like many French to English translations, it’s true essence is difficult to convey as the phrase is more akin to an emotion or way … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Getting The Vaccine

First let me say the obligatory, “I not an anti vaxxer.”  While my faith in government and public health authorities has been utterly destroyed this past year due to their collective horrible pandemic response, I believe vaccines as a whole … Continue reading

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For The Children, They Say….

“I play football and basketball and those sports make up a big part of my life, and when I’m not here every day doing something with those sports, honestly, I feel really lost in life. Since I’m a junior, college … Continue reading

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The Fear of Freedom

“Economics is not an ideology, it is a principle in nature, nothing is wasted in nature.  There is no separation of health and economy, we support our health by working for our existence.”  I love this quote by businessman and … Continue reading

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They Won’t Stop Until We tell Them To

“The mask is about compliance, next they’re gonna tell you, you have to contact trace, then they’re gonna tell you, you have to take the vaccine and guess what kids, once you take your vaccine, they’re gonna tell you sorry … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective on The Last Few Days in Washington, DC — The Praetorian Writers’ Group

I’d been struggling with what and how to write about what happened in DC Wednesday, when I came across my friend xPraetorius’s post that sums up my thoughts perfectly so I thought I’d re blog it here. x brings some … Continue reading

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Ombuds

Is the pandemic behind us? Have people stopped dying from the virus? Have crushed businesses reopened? Have the unemployed got jobs? And how’s that opioid crisis going and our exploding homelessness problem? The ginormous budget deficit all squared away? Apparently … Continue reading

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Hope For 2021

This time of year is always a bit off.  All the Christmas build up and anticipation is gone, gifts long since opened, wrapping paper put away, the cookies, cakes, turkey and perhaps a tad too much alcohol already fading in … Continue reading

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America The Beautiful

As today is one of giving thanks to our creator and for for the unique and various ways He brings abundance to our lives, I’d like to give a shout out to America.  Yes, I have been to plenty of … Continue reading

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