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Reflections On Citizenship Day

More than 20 years ago, my late step-mom, Tippy raised her hand and took the solemn oath of United States citizenship. All of us were very proud of her on that day in Omaha. She later had her citizenship certificate … Continue reading

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Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

All of us share certain hopes and dreams for ourselves, our families, and fellow Americans.  This statement is the heart of the ideal as the United States being a “melting pot” of people and cultures from around the World. While … Continue reading

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U.S. Citizenship Day

My late step-mother, Tippy, was born and raised in Thailand.  She had her “green card” for several years before she met dad.  In her heart, she wanted to become a naturalized citizen.   Even though Tippy had a working knowledge of … Continue reading

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Consumer vs. Citizen

Many of us are still reeling from our annual orgy of consumption. Ironically, the frenzy of buying lots of stuff heated up on “Black Friday”. A peculiarly apt name. The orgy doesn’t really end, it just gets scaled back a … Continue reading

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