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Good Boundaries Make Good People

“By this, the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son in to the world so that we might live through Him.” –1 John 4: 9 I read a truly awful news story … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sexes

No, this isn’t a review of the new movie out about that infamous tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, although I do hope to see it soon. It looks hilarious and who couldn’t use more laughter in … Continue reading

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Heart Wins the Game

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” Eunice Kennedy Shriver spoke these words at the opening ceremony of the very first Special Olympics  in July of 1968 at Chicago’s Soldier Field.  The … Continue reading

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My Name is Tricia and I’m a Conservative

Good satire is a lost art , which is one of the reasons I enjoyed the above video so much.  Mainly though, I was just really pleased to see a black woman speaking  publicly about being a Conservative in a … Continue reading

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Reflections on 9/11

It’s been 16 years since that awful day when the Twin Towers came crashing down and so many lives were tragically cut short.  It’s important to take a few minutes today to reflect on what happened.  What did 9/11 mean … Continue reading

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“I Didn’t Need the Nazi, I Had One in Me”

  Edith Eva Eger was starved, beaten and terrorized on a daily basis during her brutal stay at a WWII Nazi death camp, even forced to dance with Josef Mengele, the infamous Angel of Death who murdered her parents along … Continue reading

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The Good Thing Harvey Washed Away

Originally posted on My Best Laid Plans:
There’s not much in the world I can truly say I hate. But I hate Harvey. We have been sitting here for more hours than I can begin to count being brutally lashed by…

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As My Friend Wally Likes Too Say…

Yep!

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Bold Colors Please Mr. President

Ronald Reagan once gave a famous speech urging his fellow Republicans to differentiate themselves from Democrats using “bold colors, not pale pastels”.  President Trump would be wise to follow the same strategy as pertains to the alt-right movement and the … Continue reading

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Ghosts of the Past

Tucked away in the Southwest corner of France at the mouth of the Bay of Biscay, sits the little town of Capbreton which my mom’s side of the family has been connected with since the 1800’s. The town, once known … Continue reading

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