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Christmas Reflection

Last night as I was driving home under the stars on tops of evergreen trees and past lights behind frosty windows I thought of my mother and I cried. She is old now, bedridden and infirm, somehow staying alive when … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Speaker Vos

Dear Representative Vos, As the Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly you are in a  position to push certain bills or your entire agenda forward if you wish. That is the nature of the job you hold. You can also ensure that proposals … Continue reading

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Cradle to Cradle

Some people never live long enough to get old. Others who do live to old age live a little slower physically but with their full mental capacity until the day they depart this realm. For many, though, they fit the … Continue reading

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Taking the Stand

The Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial is triggering me in ways that I never expected.  Each time I hear or read the words of the abused boys–now young men–I get choked up and tears form at the corners of … Continue reading

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The Clouds Hold Joy

When I was a boy, like most boys and girls, I would lie in the grass and stare up at the sky.  I would watch the clouds go by and find shapes in them that related to my world down … Continue reading

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