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While seated on the porch step waiting for Orange the cat to arrive, I became entranced by the sparkling frost on the lawn. The slightest head tilts caused hundreds of tiny reflections to shift. I was so mesmerized that I … Continue reading

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I’ll try my best not to be preachy about a topic that tempts me to stand on a soapbox with megaphone in hand. The lack of  honesty in some corners of public life the past few years has gotten me all … Continue reading

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Pondering Responsibility

“If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.”–R. Buckminster Fuller The Blame Game has been popular for as long as people have existed. … Continue reading

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So Much Dishonesty (OpEd)

When professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero said, “I lie, I cheat, and I steal” he probably was not lying. The tendency to lie is not an exclusively human trait. Primatologist Jane Goodall observed that chimpanzees habitually deceive one another as well … Continue reading

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Just Be Yourself

Moments before my first public speech in front of a full auditorium, my best friend Joe told me that I’d do a fine job if I’d take a deep breath and just be myself. That pat, clichéd advice was well-intended, … Continue reading

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To Tell The Truth

For the first time in my life, I’m part of a jury pool. I’ll be in that pool through June. The notice arrived in the mail early this month. Shortly afterwards, I was summoned and was required to appear at … Continue reading

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Does Truth Matter?

The subject of truth is one littered with booby traps and dead ends. The truth is something we all have an opinion about. This week I overheard a woman sadly ask her companion, “Does the truth even matter anymore?” I … Continue reading

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