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I Had Rather Be Right Than . . .

“I had rather be right than president,” the well-known United States Senator Henry Clay of…

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The Grumble Mumble Crumble

I’m not talking about a Peach Crumble Pie, for which you can easily find an…

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When Do You Come First?

“Sometimes women in families put themselves last,” Angelina Jolie recently told Vanity Fair.  “Until it…

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More Profit Is the Enemy: the New Capitalism

I have run my own business for more than fifty years. One of my primary…

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Let’s Not Add Insult to a Relationship

Most marriages begin with deep love and high hopes.  Over a period of time, however,…

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Playing the Long Game

Years ago I saw a comedy show in Inverness, Scotland. I still remember one of…

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