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Bienvenue Hummy !

Bienvenue, my old friend. We welcome you back to our home with open arms and an open heart. Mi casa es su casa. And it always will be. We can’t even begin to tell you what a truly good thing it is to see you once again. It’s been so long, and yet it seems like only yesterday we bid …

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Government is NOT the Answer

In a perfect world, we would have a goverment whose sole purpose is one that serves and protects it’s citizens. Wait a minute – I believe that is what we already have. I think it’s hidden around here somewhere. This has to be one the greatest, if not the greatest, miscarriages of societal justice imaginable, that some unscrupulous individuals, can …

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Ain’t Life A Bitch?

Life sucks! …Sometimes. Just when you think you are getting it under control …. curve ball! It is like when a cat plays with a mouse. Unfortunately, me is da mouse and life is da cat. Swatting me around with ease and abandon. For life, I am but a diversion. When I try to escape I am drawn back into …

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Tomorrow Never Comes

Tomorrow, unfortunately, brings us nothing. Tomorrow represents our hopes and our dreams. Our expectations, and sometimes, even our fears. But, in the end, it is only a euphemism, a shadow, a ghost. The past can never be changed. The present is never ending. But, inevitably, tomorrow never comes. Everyone talks about tomorrow incessantly. Tomorrow is the epitome of the yin …

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Who Are You?

From my perspective, there are only three categories to which human beings can belong. Some are destined to be leaders. Most are to be followers. And some others are to be, well, … ‘ others ‘. Leaders can be made, but they tend to be born that way. Some search out and embrace the mantle of leadership, while some have …

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Do You Believe In God ?

So many Gods! So little time. In which one do you place your hope, and your faith, and your eternal existence? And for some people, what is the ‘ saveur du jour ‘? If you choose the wrong one are you destined to burn in hell or get stuck in Cleveland for all time, or will it just seem like …

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Life is Indeed a Miracle

If you really think about it, it is difficult, indeed, not to be impressed with what we know of as life. To spend even a moment of time in ‘ contemplation ‘, thinking about the wondrous existence we experience every day, without the word ‘ miracle ‘ coming to mind, is very hard. Life is inexplicable. It is beyond comprehension. …

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Keep Life Simple

Our lives today are rarely simple. You are the only one that can determine if you live a life of simplicity or one of complexity. We all say that we want the simple life, and then we complicate it to the point life sometimes loses all of its joy and wonder. And at times we often bring it on ourselves. …

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The Journey Begins

Well, actually, that is not particularly true. This journey started a long time ago. In a place far away. So far away it is lost in the mists of time and memory. But there is something that I do remember. I cannot think of a time that I have not wanted to communicate my ideas to other people. It has …

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I Swear

There are few things more sacred to me than my word, and my philosophy. I declare here, before anyone who may ever see this, that I will never live my life for another man, nor ask him to live for mine. This does not mean that I could not, or that I would not. It does not mean that I …