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I have been truly blessed.  Back when I was first diagnosed, five years ago, June 15, 2011, I set a goal.  I wanted to see my youngest, then 14,  graduate from high school.  In my mind, that event put a period on the job I was supposed to do - ...

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Of manhood, Donald Trump and our draft board in Queens

Jun 7, 2016
Of manhood, Donald Trump and our draft board in Queens

The death of Muhammad Ali and the tributes to his moral courage in refusing to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War have gotten me thinking about the subject of manhood, military service, Donald Trump and a draft board … Continue reading

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Sportswriter should follow his own advice regarding arrest of Kings guard Darren Collison

Jun 2, 2016

Don’t rush to judgment: Let the case against Collison play out That’s the top headline in today’s print edition of the Sacramento Bee sports section. It refers to the arrest Monday of Kings guard Darren Collison on suspicion of domestic … Continue reading

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Sportswriter should follow his own advice regarding arrest of Kings guard Darren Collison

Jun 2, 2016

Don’t rush to judgment: Let the case against Collison play out That’s the top headline in today’s print edition of the Sacramento Bee sports section. It refers to the arrest Monday of Kings guard Darren Collison on suspicion of domestic … Continue reading

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Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Jun 1, 2016
Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Let me brag about fixing a significant leak in my front-yard sprinkler system. I do feel pleased that I generated the gumption yesterday to tackle the problem. I have registered the accomplishment on the positive side of my internal scorecard. … Continue reading

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Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Jun 1, 2016
Reflections on sprinkler repair and the Armenian genocide

Let me brag about fixing a significant leak in my front-yard sprinkler system. I do feel pleased that I generated the gumption yesterday to tackle the problem. I have registered the accomplishment on the positive side of my internal scorecard. … Continue reading

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Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

May 30, 2016
Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

I woke up yesterday morning in a can-do spirit. I decided I would check out the lawn sprinklers and adjust the spray heads if needed. Sure enough, three of them were out of whack. A few turns with a screwdriver … Continue reading

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Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

May 30, 2016
Seeking peace of mind in denial works until the truth floods out

I woke up yesterday morning in a can-do spirit. I decided I would check out the lawn sprinklers and adjust the spray heads if needed. Sure enough, three of them were out of whack. A few turns with a screwdriver … Continue reading

Game to 100
Forgetting the lessons of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2016

We must never again confuse a war with the warriors. American veterans deserve our deepest respect, gratitude and support whenever and wherever they serve. — Secretary of State John Kerry, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, … Continue reading

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Forgetting the lessons of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2016

We must never again confuse a war with the warriors. American veterans deserve our deepest respect, gratitude and support whenever and wherever they serve. — Secretary of State John Kerry, Arizona Sen. John McCain, and former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, … Continue reading

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