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Stephanie and Wayne’s Africation 2018

I’m halfway across the Atlantic Ocean at 33,000 feet, cruising along at 507 knots (about 581 mph) in the main cabin of an Air France B777 aircraft.  My daughter, Stephanie, and I are returning from a 9 day trip to … Continue reading

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Who Are We?

Who are we, who bicker over charity and good will Making it political instead of personal – a moral creed? Who are we, to scorn ancient wisdoms And place hope in Presidents or politicians or fools? Who are we, who … Continue reading

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Senator John Cornyn replied….

Dear Mr. Brodd: Thank you for contacting me regarding the economy and job creation.  I appreciate having the benefit of your comments. During the 111th Congress, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. … Continue reading

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Congressman Pete Olson replied….

Dear Mr. Brodd: Thank you for contacting me with your concerns regarding an increase in the federal debt ceiling.  I appreciate hearing from you on this important matter. During President Obama’s first year in office, congressional Democrats quadrupled our national … Continue reading

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Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison replied….

I received this reply today from one of my Texas Senators.  (Ted Cruz, a conservative, tea party advocate, will replace her in January.)  This is a balanced and reasonable look at the budget and our economy: Dear Friend:      Thank … Continue reading

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PISSD – Post Election Stress Disorder

I’m still working my way out of the November 2012 Election fiasco and trying to keep a healthy perspective on politics, business, spirituality and community.  I’m not doing so good at it.  I’m still suffering from PISSD – Post Election … Continue reading

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Staying on a Budget

Why is it that as soon as I determine to stay on a budget, all kinds of things pop up to try to make me come off of that budget? I’ve got a weakness for spending money on two things … Continue reading

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