Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Life on the Road

We’re wrapping up a two-week, 5,000-mile RV road trip. It’s been great, but we head back home today. I’m lying in bed, reading, watching the sun come up over the northern Nevada mountains and listening to one of the great sounds – a train whistle. I’m also listening to the gentle snoring of my wife

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2016 Election

We’ve done it. In what can only serve as a stark reminder as to why the Founding Fathers feared democracy, we’ve selected Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as our presidential nominees for the 2016 election. There are more than 300 million people in this country, and this was the best we could do? One candidate

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Gettysburg Address

I recently visited the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, which was a spectacular way to spend an afternoon. While visiting, I picked up a book, “Gettysburg Replies.” The premise of the book is simple — a number of prominent Americans were invited to pen a 272-word (the number of words in the Gettysburg Address) essay, celebrating

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