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TV Fall 2016: Sundays

No new shows are starting on Sunday this fall that gain my interest even a little bit. Instead, it’s status quo with the following: Once Upon a Time begins Season 6 with two primary...

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Fall TV 2016: The 4-1-1 on Pilot Episodes

I watch a lot of television and for a while I even dabbled in screenwriting. My favorite part of any TV show is the first episode or “pilot.” It is supposed to serve the...

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Chicago: On My Own

After the first two days of my trip, my coworkers had to attend their labor relations conference, so I was left to my own devices. Honestly, if I had spent all 3 days in a...

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Chicago: Dinosaurs and Pizzas

Day 2 of my Illinois trip began with a nice sunrise view of the Chicago river. From there, well, it was busy. Tuesday AM: We started the day with an expensive breakfast buffet. Even the...

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Chicago: Detour to Springfield

I took a 5 day, 4 night vacation in Illinois in August 2016. Read on to hear about my day in Springfield and my first full day in the Windy City.

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My Return to Gainesville

My return to Gainesville was a long time coming, but I hardly expected it to be in 2016, or for the reason it ended up being. My mother, Robin, passed away in a traffic...

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Sean & Savi in DC

My brother Sean and his girlfriend Savannah were vacationing in Pennsylvania during the last week of July and I suggested they stop by for a day or two to see the sights in DC....

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An Election Goes Unchallenged

A couple months ago, I started a blog entry (not yet published) about my displeasure at something Trump said about abortion rights, which prompted me to consider the importance of choice in areas other than abortion. Now,...