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Seventeen Hours of Good Times

Warning, or perhaps an incentive to read further. This is intensely personal. Stuff that I experienced on or about Father's Day. Stuff that is good anytime, but really good when one is seventy-six years of age and treasures special times. I sincerely hope that your life is full and that you have your own version…
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Games We Like to Play

Most of us have some sort of games we enjoy, whether it's running races, playing bridge or checkers, solving crossword puzzles, charades, following Jeopardy on TV daily, or whatever. Consider this one ... see if you think you'd like the competition. The contestants compete to achieve the highest number of what I'll call "brief occupations"…
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Our Political Parties are a-Changin … Is this Permanent?

Who and or what are the two major American political parties these days? A recent Op-Ed piece in the Wall Street Journal (March 20) by Gerald F. Seib, a brilliant and objective viewer of such things, outlined the fast-shifting landscape of political coalitions. The Trumpian Republican electoral coalition captured¬† traditionally Democratic "hard hat" and "lunch…
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Senator Mark Warner, a Good Man

OK, you know how I stand on Senator Warner. We are not close friends of course, but somehow history seems to be connecting us. He's not flashy but is bright; was valedictorian at George Washington University. He started three companies as a young man, and the first two failed ... went bankrupt. At that time,…
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