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Let This Retiree Serve in our Community Without Our Military Doing Harm in Syria

As a retiree who hates war and loves serving my community, I’m dumbfounded by my Nobel-Peace-Prize-laureate Commander-In-Chief asking Congress and European nations to support bombing attacks on Syria. Ignoring his crusade weighs on my conscience daily. Obama’s crusade is taking … Continue reading

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Why Reduce Funds Investments When We get $10-$20 In Returns?

Note: On August 24, 2013 this post was modified from the original. Our August food baskets overflow with our farmers’ safe, wholesome and delicious fruits, vegetables and breads. The public agriculture research and development (R&D) that has made food production … Continue reading

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Reading and Re-Reading our Declaration of Independence, Out Loud

Karen and I read the Declaration of Independence around the Fourth of July, out loud. Re-reading refreshes our perspectives of the founders’ noble words that have inspired billions of people to demand and win freedom for their unalienable rights. Certain … Continue reading

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Pass Peace on Over the Centuries One Lunch Buddy at a Time

My nine-year-old school lunch buddy Alex and I went to see the Wenatchee Applesox play baseball in its summer collegiate league. He picked out a small souvenir bat and I bought a program to chart statistics. He wanted an autograph … Continue reading

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Being Lucky to Have a Retreat and a Sense of Mission.

watching coverage ot the Boston Marathon bombing and the West fertilizer explosion and nourished my faith in service. We stayed at Sager Brown, a 23-acre campus with ten buildings located in Baldwin, an hour-an-a-half drive west of New Orleans. It’s … Continue reading

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