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Herb August
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To those whom I touch, I leave my fingerprints.
To those whom I touch, I leave my fingerprints.

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Economic Ebb and Flow
Look, there is a natural ebb and flow of jobs in the United States when you approach January 1st.  There's tax incentive to tidy up your employee base before the beginning of a new year...so that you don't have to deal with it over the course of multiple re...
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Someone Else's Music
I can't seem to find it.  I thought I had written extensively about Phish in past posts.  I guess not, so, at the risk of repeating myself, at the risk of repeating myself, here's the skinny: There was no way I was going to spend money on the band.  In 2003...
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Reconsiderations
Over the last month, momentum has picked up by my classmates who graduated with me in 1993 from high school, to hold a 25th anniversary reunion.  I got invited by some of the FaceBook group organizers to join the group so that I didn't miss out on planning ...
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It's not a war
Let me be clear, there's no war on Christmas. I've seen this claim on bumper stickers and headlines about politicians and evangelicals calling out  majors enterprises who use "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."  The President has made comments ab...
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Well, there's no place like the Internet for the Holidays
I didn't post last week because of Thanksgiving.  And, I'm having real issue posting this week because I really would like to step away from the doom and gloom of everyday news: celebrities being outed as power-hungry misogynistic abusers, the President's o...
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Empower
I wasn't able to blog last week, and this week I'm feeling overwhelmed.  As you are already aware, I have an opinion.  This week it pertains to the litany of allegations against men in power by women who were placed in uncomfortable and compromising positio...
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The Wrong Swamp
I have a bunch of disjointed thoughts this week, most of them political in nature, so bear with me. Governor Christie, the Trump Administration's leading authority on the opioid crisis, had his commision released a report with 56 recommendations...and no bu...
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NPS Fees for Me?
So, the latest information out of Washington is that the National Park Service is considering an increase in fees associated with private vehicles, starting in 2018.  Why all of a sudden.  Certainly, as I've written about before, our parks are getting q uit...
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It's a gas gas gas.
I will admit to taking advantage of fossil fuels.  My house is heated with oil.  We have a gas range.  I don't own a hybrid car and so am dependent on gasoline to get from A to B.  I use plastics.  But, despite my habits, I fully understand that fossil fuel...
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Run the World
A short opinion about the Boy Scouts of America decision to allow girls into the program. If you're new to this story which broke a couple of days ago, the BSA Board of Directors have made a decision to allow girls first into the Cub Scouts starting next ye...
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