America Chokes Away The Ryder Cup

Oct 02, 2012
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It is hard to put two hands on the trophy when you have two hands around your own neck. This should be the motto for the American team for the 2012 Ryder Cup Matches played at Medinah in Illinois. The American Squad played marvelously the first two days, and built what is basically considered an […]

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What Makes A Book A Classic?

Oct 01, 2012
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My son is in high school and taking a classics course. He posed the question “what makes a classic a classic?” This is a difficult question to answer. Everyone has there own opinion. There have been many times I was told to read something because it was a classic, yet it seemed to be basically […]

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NFL Officials Are Back

Sep 28, 2012
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NFL officials returned to action last night.  Fans at the game gave then a standing ovation – quite possibly an unprecedented occurrence.  The league came to an agreement with officials just days after a bad call – the latest in a series – cost the Green Bay Packers a win.  The league said they wouldn’t cave to public […]

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Should Mike Trout Win the MVP?

Sep 26, 2012
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 Angels rookie sensation Mike Trout has been a trendy pick for the American League MVP for a few months now.  Recently, however, Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers has picked up steam as he has a shot at winning the triple crown (batting average, home runs, RBI).  Here are how the players stack up in those […]

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How Bad Was the Packers – Seahawks Call?

Sep 25, 2012
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Much Ado About Nothing??? Ok, I get it, the “replacement” NFL officials are very poor. It is difficult to watch some of the calls, incorrect rules interpretations, and general comedy of errors that are occurring in many of the NFL games. It is clear that these guys are over their heads. Last night might be […]

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Can Romney Win?

Sep 24, 2012
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We’re about six weeks away from election day, and the debates are just around the corner.  While the national polls show the race fairly tight, these polls are completely irrelevant.  A candidate gets the same number of electoral votes if he wins a state by one vote or by ten million.  Large margins may help the […]

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A Vision In Austria

Sep 22, 2012
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This story originally ran on October 1, 2011.  It was an enjoyable story to write.  I hope you enjoy reading it.    April 28, 1888. 1:30 AM. Gretchen blew out the candle, slipped beneath the quilt, and tried to go to sleep. She was exhausted from the work of tending to the party guests, but sleep […]

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