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It Melted!

I mentioned earlier that, from my perspective, the ideal winter was for it to snow on Christmas Eve and melt the day after New Year’s day. In an uncharacteristically Michigan-winter manner, I got my wish! (At least so far.) After about 12 inches of snow over New Year’s weekend, the temperatures began to rise, eventually shooting up […]

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Writing Rightly

On my last post, I admitted a struggle with the writing process. Not so much with the end results, but instead with the speed of getting there. Therefore, I will be working on “writing rightly,” which is writing with efficient effectiveness. Along with that, I have established some personal blogging guidelines for “writing rightly.” My plan […]

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What’s a Caucus?

There needs to be a better way to elect a President. One state has caucused* for their nominee and two candidates thusly dropped out. Forty-nine states won’t even get a chance to vote for them! I heard on NPR that the majority of the winners in Iowa go on to become their party’s nominee. If that’s the case, […]

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Musings

Let it Snow!

Over the holidays, friends from southern California made a surprise visit. Although my buddy grew up in Michigan, complete with its snowy winters, his bride and their three sons are California-raised. As such, snow is greatly hoped for an occurrence during any Christmas-time visit. This year did not disappoint. With only mild embarrassment, they admitted to becoming distracted […]