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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,...

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Road Trip: Trains, Wines, & Monticello

This is the final part in a series about my road trip in June 2016: Thursday: Train ride through the Smokies. A coworker, Sandy, had heard of a steam train we could ride through...

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Road Trip: Moonshine and Lake Views

This is the third part in my blog series regarding my road trip in June 2016. Tuesday PM: After the arts & crafts stores, we returned to Gatlinburg for a bit of a joy...

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Road Trip: Vegas Without The Casinos

This is the second part in a series of posts about my road trip in June 2016. Sunday PM: We went on a bit of a leisurely ride. First, through the Smoky Mountain National...

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Road Trip: Mountaintops and Recoils

This is the first in a series of posts about a road trip I took in June 2016 through several states, with several days spent in the Smoky Mountains. This was my first vacation...

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Choices Make Us Better

Trump made an asinine comment about abortion on March 30th that suggested he would somehow overturn a Supreme Court ruling to ban abortion completely. Then he went a step further and said people who...

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The Scandal of All Scandals

The Panama Papers scandal, which began with a mega-leak of documents detailing corruption and abuse of tax havens, is only just unfolding. Its first victim, the Prime Minister of Iceland, has resigned and prompted...