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The Color of Oscar

The Color of Oscar

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I was very dismayed with the 88th Academy Awards show last night. Chris Rock (who I typically enjoy) dragged us back decades it’s his not-so-tongue-in-cheek complaining about black people and their absence in this year’s nominations. Even worse…

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Ripples

Ripples

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Writings | 1 comment

Recently while I was teaching a lesson, I made a reference to one of classic Hollywood’s definitive leading men, Cary Grant. One of the early-twenty-somethings in the group said, “Who’s Cary Grant?”

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Of Dogs and Men

Of Dogs and Men

Posted by on Jan 18, 2014 in Writings | 2 comments

So today was a pretty rough day. One of those I’ll remember for a long time. My son and I put our dog in the car and we took the long drive to the vet. Today would be Hammy’s last day.

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Um…Oops!

Um…Oops!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Writings | 0 comments

Oops! Have you ever said, “Oops!” before? Driving through a hidden stop sign. Forgetting to put coins in the parking meter. Getting home from a busy shopping trip and realizing you didn’t pay for an item. We all do things wrong. Um…that doesn’t make me a bad person, does it?

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