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The Thought for the Day – Michael Bennett

This is our diamond and must be treated like a diamond. Never settle. It’s never good enough until it is your best. – Michael Bennett, Creator, A Chorus Line Michael Bennett was an American dancer, choreographer and director. In addition … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 29, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… SLOW NEWS DAY: Usually a topic for this treasured feature presents itself before we sit down to write it. Something will grasp our attention – usually an item from the news, but not always … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Alexis de Tocqueville

If we save ourselves, we save at the same time all the nations which surround us. If we perish, we shall cause all of them to perish with us. – Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy In America Alexis de Tocqueville was … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 28, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… REED AND MALLOY THIS AIN’T: The Trump Administration will once again permit the federal government to distribute surplus military equipment to municipal and state police agencies. This means local police departments will once again … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Will Durant

…they decided that to eat state corn in the city was better than to sweat on the land…Sloth combined with superstition…Wealth mounted, but did not spread. A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within. … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 27, 2016

Notes from around the Human Experience… DID WE CALL IT OR…WELL, ACTUALLY WE DIDN’T CALL IT: Saturday night’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor actually lasted longer than a lot of people – including the wizards here at … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Moussa

Some people have long lives, some people have short lives. – Moussa Moussa is a friend of ours. Originally we presumed he was from Senegal, but we recently found out he hails from the Ivory Coast. He is working hard … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 26, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… AT LEAST WE’RE CONSISTENT: The cacophony over Robert E Lee statues – some of which are being covered up or taken down – is as illuminating as it is disheartening. It shows our racial … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Jean-Francois Steiner

It is not the first steps but the last ones that are most difficult. – Jean-Francois Steiner, Treblinka Jean-Francois Steiner is French writer whose father died in a German concentration camp and Treblinka is a historical novel about the Nazi … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 23, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… MORE WAR! YAY!: President Trump – President Trump! – announced Monday that the United States will increase the number of troops we are sending to this nation’s longest war, the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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