Category Archives: Family

Time Magazine, July 29, 2013,“After Trayvon”

If this is your first visit to the Blogsite, please see the Welcome, above. I’ve blogged a couple times about the Trayvon Martin / George Zimmerman  case, and for the sake of time and space, I won’t repeat much of … Continue reading

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Sometimes “S___ Happens” to Good People

Some relatively recent events and articles that got me thinking: one set of parents wants to sue Sandy Hook Elementary; the suicide of internet activist Aaron Swartz; an article in the 1/15/13, Wall Street Journal, “I Have to Swim Against … Continue reading

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Gun Control – Part II

Two pertinent facts about me: 1) I classify myself as a conservative moderate. 2) I’m not anti-gun. I’ve owned guns almost as long as I can remember, and continue to enjoy a morning at the range with my sons occasionally. … Continue reading

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The Immigration Mess: Another Example

If this is your first visit to the website, please see Welcome above. Sunday’s local paper, The Tri-City Herald, included an article about Juan Perez, a Hispanic American Marine (eight years of service, two deployments to Iraq) who married Diana … Continue reading

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Red State, Blue State: Charitable Donations – Very Insightful

If this is your first visit to the site, please see the Welcome above. Mitt and Ann Romney were featured in the August 26, 2012 Parade magazine.  One of the topics covered was disclosure of their tax records including disclosure … Continue reading

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We Are More Alike Than Different

If this is your first visit to the website, please see the Welcome above. With the U.S. Presidential campaign (along with all the lesser ones) starting in earnest, we can expect the various candidates to tell us how different they … Continue reading

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Can Coddled Kids Grow Up Strong? Part II

If this is your fist visit to the website, please see the Welcome, above. My previous blog centered around a specific (minor) event.  A lady’s Letter to the Editor expressed her disappointment that “adults took away a girl’s moment” when … Continue reading

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