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Good riddance to California

Good riddance to California

Believe it or not there are a couple of movements gathering signatures as we speak, to remove California from the United States. The “Yes California” and the “California National Party,”…

Congress, presidency a joke

Congress,  presidency a joke

Man, if I ran a business as dysfunctional as Congress and the West Wing, I would see bankruptcy as quickly as Anthony Scaramucci was booted out of the White House.…

Car accident makes me rethink life

Car accident makes me rethink life

I‘m beginning to believe I lead a charmed life. The man upstairs has been good to me throughout my life and nowhere was it more evident than yesterday afternoon driving…

Addiction to coffee is a good thing

Addiction to coffee is a good thing

There are few things in this world I like better than a good mug of coffee. For nearly 40 years it has partnered with me as I awake in the…

We Don’t Have The Beef

We Don’t Have The Beef

Owning a business requires a lot of time, money and sacrifice. The time involved can be hurtful to your marriage and family life. The money, essentially most of your life…

My nemesis- poison ivy

My nemesis- poison ivy

Independence Day has come and gone and I have great memories fireworks, a bonfire and grilling. It seems like the older I get, the more I appreciate holidays. One remnant…

Amazingly two presidents died on 50th Anniversary of our independence

Amazingly two presidents died on 50th Anniversary of our independence

Many of us look forward to the celebration of July 4th. It means time off work, parades, picnics, boating, warm weather, hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, bonfires and…

So this is summer?

So this is summer?

So summer has officially arrived, at least according to the calendar. For most of us summer arrived a couple of weeks ago when the sweltering heat made its return and…

My father, my hero

My father, my hero

This week I gave pause to reflect on my hero, my father. Although he was buried seven years ago, there isn’t a day I don’t think about him, and this…

War on terror is not hopeless

War on terror is not hopeless

Terrorism continues to be a subject I think about often. It’s hard for me to fathom Isis or homegrown radical terrorists killing people enmasse in an Orlando Nightclub or at…