Missing the mark in July

John Adams had it wrong.  When the Continental Congress voted in favor of Virginia Delegate Richard Henry Lee’s resolution for independence on July 2, 1776, John Adams figured the day would be one for the history books. He wrote to his wife Abigail that July 2 “will be celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great... Continue Reading →

Learning from failure

The teacher walked up and down the aisle handing out magic markers and brightly colored folders like you might find at an office supply store. I got a red one, the girl in front of me got an orange one. It was the first day of school, I was starting the sixth grade, and, of... Continue Reading →

Forgive me father

I walk into the small confessional stall and get right down to business: Forgive me father for I have sinned. It’s been too long since my last confession. I've let you down in so many different ways: --I’ve raced out of work, on my way home, paying little, if any, attention to the posted speed... Continue Reading →

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