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Week In Review – 29 Jan 2023

Sunday’s lunar New Year, a celebratory occasion, turned ugly abruptly in California by a series of mass shootings.  These incidents have unfortunately become the norm. Our penitentiaries are filled with violent offenders. But is the issue with the people, our … Continue reading

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Truth About American Violence

  Violence should never be condoned. And what happened in Memphis, Tennessee is a powder keg waiting to explode: another traffic stop and police brutality that resulted in death of a regular person who was on his way home. The … Continue reading

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US Tax Filing Season Opens

  On Monday (23 Jan), the Internal Revenue Service announced it’s ready to accept tax return filings for year 2022. This announcement has been lurking in the back of my head ever since. It’s a reminder that I owe the … Continue reading

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California – Tip Of The Iceberg

  First, there was the wildfires, then came the droughts, and the floods. If you say California, yes, you got it right, As if these disasters weren’t enough, the Golden State was confronted with another tragedy: a string of mass … Continue reading

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Best Country On Earth?

  Who does not want to live in the best country on earth? But what is the best? How does one define it?  Sure, gross domestic product (GDP) and unemployment rate have traditionally measured how well a country is doing … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With The Picture

  Last Friday, a 6 year old first grader brought a handgun to school and shot his teacher. The school is the Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia. No other teachers or students was shot. The gun was legally … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Jan 2023

Unequivocally, the year 2022 had left a bad taste for many people.  Myself included.  It tested people’s faiths: our democracy in the forms of insurrections, our value in the reversal of abortion rights, or our moral in what right from … Continue reading

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Life Skills

  Many of my job skills were left behind since my retirement.  Skills such as planning and budgeting projects, presenting at conference, and personnel interview and evaluation.  It has been 7 years, and chances are I will not be using … Continue reading

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Good Gift?

  “Ding Dong” my door bell rang. I opened the door and my new neighbor across the street was holding her two month old daughter and a box of home-made sweets (pictured above) for us. What a sweet and nice … Continue reading

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Christmas Week

  It is finally here – the week of Christmas. By now, I hope you have done all the preparations for the Christmas. Unless, of course, you’re a last minute type or delivery person.  In that case, better get cracking.  … Continue reading

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