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So a buddy of mine recently visited Cuba. His sister had asked him to pick up a commemorative thimble as a souvenir for her friend. On the last day, while riding on a bus, he realized he had forgotten to buy the thimble and said something out loud … more
A snowman was seen shopping for carrots. I guess you could say that he was picking his nose. I am not crazy about icy roads, but otherwise, let it snow. Go ahead and let it drop way below freezing too. I like it. The furnace runs all … more
With the wretched pairing of the holidays with mass shootings and hate speech from some, I’ve been hearing from constituents in quite a different way recently. Many have been desperate voices of people not knowing where to turn for solace; looking … more
Have you ever poured a drink into a glass and filled the glass to the brim? I mean not just to the brim, but sometimes where the liquid crowns at the top of the glass without spilling over the side. When we do this we slowly lean forward over the … more
A friend asked me what I thought of the Minion dachshunds. I told her that I didn’t know anyone named Minion. She said that I could find the Minion dachshunds on YouTube. After watching about ten seconds of the Minion dachshunds, I asked … more
The pain of racism is real and immediate: A young black woman looks toward the sky, tears leaving trails on her cheeks. As she chants, “We have nothing to lose but our chains,” she collapses into the arms of her friends. Jonathan Butler, a … more
Every other day I take nine pills. I am supposed to take nine pills every day, but I can’t face the music. Some of them are as big as thimbles. Seven of the pills are vitamins, one is a baby aspirin, and one is no bigger than a dot. I … more
“You cannot consistently perform in a manner which is inconsistent with the way you see yourself.” - Dr. Joyce Brothers I often hear people talk about how successful other people are, but seem to think that they personally struggle to achieve … more
Recently, I was invited to visit and observe court proceedings at the Adams County Court for Veterans (ACCV). I was deeply impressed with its mission: “using a collaborative, respectful and accountable approach to assist military veterans to … more
Have I ever felt entitled? You bet I have. Have I ever felt like I deserved more than I had, or better than I was getting? Absolutely. Have I ever come across as arrogant and entitled? Sadly, at times, yes. Thankfully, much of that has been in my … more
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