Category Archives: Personal

“In Our Time”

President Obama delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress tonight. It was a speech for our times. There is one sentence from this speech that may not get much press coverage. But it literally means the world … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama

Today was a beautiful day in Washington, DC. To be sure, it was bone chillingly cold, but it did not matter. My day began at 5:15am. I made sure to put on multiple layers of clothing underneath my heavy jacket … Continue reading

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"Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of … Continue reading

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One Million Page Views

Sometime yesterday, this little blog crossed the one million page views mark. As I write this, the visit counter tells me there have been 1,002,072 visits to this blog since I started writing on March, 2006. When I started this blog, … Continue reading

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The World Is Changed

The world is changed. I write tonight from the Old Dominion, not far from what was the capital of the Confederacy. I write tonight from a changed Virginia. As Ohio was called, I kissed my daughter good night last night … Continue reading

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