It’s Not A Donald Trump Life: A Primer on Minimalism

     The new barracks in Texas didn’t look anything like the one I left in Alabama. In fact, it resembled a modern apartment building. New cars and motorcycles were everywhere and after duty hours, all types of music blasted from expensive sound systems.      Never considered Spartans among the other military services, Air […]

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They Kidnap Horses, Don’t They?

Not to be confused with the 1969 movie, “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” Although I’m no longer a sports fan, as an ex-Philadelphian, I’m glad the Eagles won the Super Bowl. Trust me, it has been a long, hard road for that franchise and its fans. As I look at 2018’s post-game mayhem, I’m reminded […]

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“FAKE NEWS winners?” This ain’t funny.

“There is nothing in the record of the past two years when both Houses of Congress have been controlled by the Republican Party which can lead any person to believe that those promises will be fulfilled in the future. They follow the Hitler line – no matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough […]

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Potty Water to Potty Mouth

I’ve never had the problems others describe with the airline food. Then again, maybe the unlimited wine on Air France flights caused me not to notice. Now, a disturbing story resurfaces again citing an unidentified flight attendant, warning the public about drinking coffee made from the same water that flows through airplane toilets. Previous stories […]

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Trump…Making America Read Again

I diverted my reading from Michael Hyatt’s ‘Platform‘ and Ray Dalio’s ‘Principles‘ to read Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury.’ Not to learn anything, but to be entertained.  So far, I’m four chapters in and not shocked. Based on his subject’s behavior, Wolff’s reporting appears to be very credible. The tone of the book implies that what […]

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“Just when I thought I was out…

“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!“  Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino, in the film The Godfather: Part III For the last few years, besides my day job, I co-owned a small business. Had we operated in another state, I’m certain I could have retired from the day job.  But all we did was […]

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