Morning Thoughts

I read The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal regularly as well as other publications on a consistent basis.

I also listen to NPR and watch  televised new shows to include PBS and NBC.

I am not a news junkie.  Continue reading “Morning Thoughts”

Only as good as your word…

“You are only as good as your word. You can be smart, aggressive, articulate, and indeed persuasive, but if you are not honest, your reputation will suffer, and once lost, a good reputation can never be regained.”  Robert Mueller  The Washington Post

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~Robert Mueller, The Washington Post 

Compare & Despair

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”

Most of us know that this is not true.

Joey Julius almost lost his life because of words. Continue reading “Compare & Despair”

Road trip!

Notes from my recent British Columbia, Canada road trip.

First stop, Victoria for a few days and then up to Whistler for a long, relaxing break. Continue reading “Road trip!”

Democracy Dies in Darkness

“As long as a journalist tells the truth, in conscience and fairness, it is not his job to worry about consequences. The truth is never as dangerous as a lie in the long run. I truly believe the truth sets men free.” Ben Bradlee**,  The Washington Post

Continue reading “Democracy Dies in Darkness”