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Simple Math

When I was in my twenties (yes, that was a long time ago), our nation was struggling with high unemployment, government over-spending, and a bad economy. A friend asked me what I thought the problem was, and I said, “There’s no doubt in my mind what the problem is; our government is too big, it’s broken, and it can’t be fixed.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Hyphenated Americans: Divided We Fall

Susan Narvaiz is a good friend of mine; not because I’m an African-American, Mexican-American, or a Caucasian-American, but because we share the same core beliefs, and enjoy each other’s encouragement, support, and company. And that’s the way it ought to be. Susan is running for U.S. Congress, District 35, Texas, and she’s the kind of person every district needs to send to Washington as their representative. Read the rest of this entry »

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I Can’t Be Out Of Money! I still Have Checks!

Not so funny when you’re talking about a multi-trillion dollar (and rising fast) federal deficit, and a twice downgraded U.S. credit rating. No, not funny at all. It’s a lot like the TV shows and movies where dad gets the teenager’s “emergency only” credit card bill, and finds the card is maxed out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Work Ethic: Working Hard & Reaping the Rewards

Susan Narvaiz is a good friend of mine, and she’s running for U.S. Congress, District 35, Texas. I believe she can help steer us back to those days when working hard for what we had was a good thing and something to be proud of.


Growing up in a small farming and ranching community in the nineteen-sixties was a blessing, and the rewards it afforded were lasting. One of the things I garnered from growing up in that kind of setting was a good work ethic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Talk About Short Notice!

Since I started this blog about 15 months ago, I have, with only a few exceptions, stayed away from politics. My foremost intent is to encourage my readers with my “Daily Encouragement” feature, and my second hope is to entertain them with my poems, stories, and articles. This post is to announce a change in the non-political stance of my blog. Read the rest of this entry »

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San Marcos Library Event!

For all my friends in the San Marcos, Austin, and San Antonio area, we will be at the San Marcos Public Library this Sunday, October 30, 2011, from 2-4 P.M.. If you have time, please stop by for a quick visit. Tell your friends and family about the event, too!

8TH ANNUAL TEXAS AUTHOR DAY Sunday, October 30 – 2:00 – 5:00 PM Read the rest of this entry »

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Book signing #4 – San Marcos ROCKS!!

We had a long day, but a fabulous day! So many friends came out to support us, and we met a lot of new ones, too! Mayor Susan Narvaiz and husband Mike met us for lunch at my favorite place, Dan’s Hamburgers, prior to the 4th Be Still book signing event at Hastings, then joined us at the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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