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Love, Lies and Liaisons
Love, Lies and Liaisons

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Hello blog friends, I know I've posted about the high cost of college in the past, but . . .

Hello blog friends, I know I've posted about the high cost of college in the past, but feel this critical issue should to be kept at the forefront. It is just one of many education concerns we need to address as we try to improve education in our nation.…
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The April 18 USA TODAY story, “College spending looks unsustainable” only touched the financial tip of athletic-spending issues. Economist Andrew Zimbalist was right: “Politically, it’s not sustainable. Legally, it’s not sustainable. Economically, it’s…
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Super Tuesday was the last call for the Republican “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth.” It’s time for Marco Rubio to leave the clowns behind, take his troop north, and help the elephants regain some common sense. Our Senator needs…
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Published in Naples Daily News, Dec. 29, 2015 Not long ago playing a college football bowl game was something of institutional pride—parades and other events occupied the days in advance. Alumni filled the stadiums. Players were student-athletes, most…
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OK, I’ve been writing very serious blogs recently. Perhaps it is time that I lighten up a little. Since I’m a writer I thought I would pass on what I learned about “Lexophiles.”   Please note that is Lexophiles not Sexophiles. They can definitely be…
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Not so long ago our educational system was the best in the world.  No one questioned the numbers. Today (using the same statistical ranking system) we place twenty-sixth out of thirty industrialized nations!  Whoa … we rank 26th?? The enormity of…
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Last week the faculty at a local university stood tall, giving a glimmer of hope for our community and the State—they opposed the possession of guns on campus. It’s hard to believe this issue of allowing guns on campus would even come before the Faculty…
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Your first reaction to the title of this blog post may be that I’m a little crazy to juxtapose these two concepts. You’re probably right . . .
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Reforming American Education - Could That Be Fiction?

The answer to the question above is . . . YES and NO. Presidential Affair, the last book in my “Love, Lies and Liaisons” trilogy was just released and it tells the YES and NO story – loud and clear! YES, the story is fictitious as it follows key character…
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Mother-in-Law Strikes Out Drugs!

There aren't many mother-in-laws like mine - - go to my blog to find out why I say this.
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