Tag Archives: war

Not quite like rain on your wedding day…

I’ve been on a bit of a posting hiatus lately. The day job has been busy, and my attention has been scattered. But I’ve gradually been piecing together drafts for posts, and will likely start posting regularly again soon. Hopefully on … Continue reading

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The Only Thing We Have To Fear…

Since 2011, the nation of Syria has been in flames. While much violence occurred during the uprisings of the Arab Spring, it was specifically Syria where the violence turned into an all-out war. Since 2011, more than a quarter million … Continue reading

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Stars and Scars – The Real Meaning of the Confederate Battle Flag

It’s interesting how one issue triggers another. The tragic and disgusting murders of 9 people at a South Carolina church last week have jump-started the recurring debate over the Confederate flag. Specifically, where and when it’s flown, and the meaning … Continue reading

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Progress vs perception

This is just a quick observation, not a full post. Reading Facebook posts today, I observed more than one person complaining about the state of crime in America and “all the crazies out there these days.” This type of discussion … Continue reading

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