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Thoughts on John McCain’s funeral

I watched parts of John McCain’s funeral yesterday (Sept. 1) and was pretty moved by his daughter Meghan’s eulogy. If you haven’t seen it, it’s well worth the 17 minutes that she speaks. Her dad was tough, smart, opinionated and a statesman. I especially love the line that got applause (at a funeral, no less) Read More

Michael Jackson

I thank my lucky stars everyday that my family and I were overseas from mid-June through mid-July. We went to Italy. It was wonderful and we had a great time and our family felt better again since Kim and I had been working 60+ hour weeks. In the town of Loro Ciufenna that we were Read More

Turning On, Tuning Out

I used to be a news junkie. The way that an addict can’t wait for their next fix? That was me with news. I consumed it as often as I could, I had news sites galore bookmarked, RSS’d, and I would continually be plugged in. I would check the Drudge Report sometimes 30 times a Read More