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Monthly Archives: October 2015

DMV

In the end, I decided to have fun with my rock/blues band: The Honey Bourbon Boys. As conceived, this blog is designed to be about my communication efforts, mostly speeches and writing. The writing includes articles, columns, this blog, speeches, op-eds and books. Mark Twain is credited with saying, “I didn’t have time to write

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The Power of 52

Last week, I wrote about 52 being my favorite number and shared some reasons why as well as some fun facts (at least I think they are) about the number 52. I also mentioned the tie between 52 weeks in a year and 52 cards in deck and how that pleasant coincidence has made such

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The Start of 52

My dear friend and community sage, Brian Sullivan, is fond of a numerical coincidence that he insists is not a coincidence. We’ve yet to have a party or poker game (where beer is drunk) that Brian does not introduce his favorite numerical oddity with 14 words… 24 beers in a case. 24 hours in a

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Louis L’Amour and a Cigar

Louis L’Amour may or may not be the greatest Western writer of all time, but he is certainly the best-selling and my personal favorite. At the time of his death, he had published more than 100 books — 89 of which were novels — and almost all of these novels were Westerns. I’ve read each

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