Monthly Archives: March 2014

American Dream

My Mother graduated from high school in 1933; my Father never finished seventh grade. But, Father taught himself to be a machinist. Over the next 50 years they worked intermittently in their fields while buying a farm, raising four children … Continue reading

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More Than A Destination

Due to a last minute cancellation, I replaced a co-driver to Virginia with my son. If it hadn’t been for a few great conversations that we had over the last couple of months, I would never have thought of asking … Continue reading

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A Son Who Is a Friend

An unusual thing happened this evening. At 9:00 p.m., I received a phone call from a new friend who informed me that he could not accompany me on a trip that we had planned for weeks. This decision came at … Continue reading

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Oligarchs vs. Selfies

If it weren’t so sad; it would be funny. Recently one of the super rich Koch brothers stated that one of the reasons that he contributed so much to right wing political issues was, “Somebody has got to work to … Continue reading

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Two Moms and a Dad

After a decade of halting a specific fertility method involving the insertion of mitochondria, the power producers in cells that convert energy into a form that cells can use, from a second woman into a human egg before or after … Continue reading

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