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Friday, November 27, 2020

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Restore your faith in humanity 

Restore your faith in humanity 

Like you, I am pained by the social unrest in America and political divide. I’m tired of riots, backlash against police, and heated confrontations between Trump and Biden supporters.  I want what we had, and what we deserve. I want…
From the Publisher: Animal Tales

From the Publisher: Animal Tales

Love a furever friend; you’ll get more than you give.  They say dogs are a man’s best friend… I am not sure who came up with that, but I’d like to amend it. A dog is a man’s AND a…
Final Thought: When politics test friendships

Final Thought: When politics test friendships

Don’t weaponize Facebook’s unfriend button. A month away from one of the most polarizing elections of our lifetime, we are witnessing the kind of antagonism and name-calling usually reserved for elementary school classrooms. And that’s just the garbage being spewed by…
Choosing to cope, not crumble

Choosing to cope, not crumble

  This is typically my favorite time of the year. Fun-filled community events happen all over Lake County, watching my beloved Miami Hurricanes play football, and holiday gatherings with family and friends right around the corner.  Just as I start…
Final Thought: Falling into Fall

Final Thought: Falling into Fall

‘Leaf’ me alone if you see me with a rake running to a field. When people think of fall or autumn, they likely imagine bright yellow, red and orange hues on lines of trees that have overtaken the greens and…
Celebrating the best

Celebrating the best

A little good news…for a change. In the midst of all the grim and scary news lately, whether it’s the virus, the riots, election drama, or the economy, it’s becoming more difficult day-by-day to turn on the news. That is…
Final Thought: A special mentor

Final Thought: A special mentor

Remembering my late friend, who survived the Spanish flu and lived to 108. When COVID-19 broke out, I immediately recalled stories I heard from the late Leonard McCracken, a survivor of the 1918-20 Spanish flu pandemic who lived to age…
From the Publisher: Getting down to business

From the Publisher: Getting down to business

Meet the 2020 Businessmen of Style At the beginning of each year, we all look forward with high hopes and new opportunities to celebrate achieving goals, hitting milestones and making the new year better than the last. I am confident…
Final Thought: Let’s rekindle our outrage

Final Thought: Let’s rekindle our outrage

Perhaps a wall could combat apathy toward mass shootings. Build the damn wall.  I don’t care how much it costs. I don’t care who pays for it. I don’t care how many oppose it.  I’m not referring to a wall…
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