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Death By a Thousand Cuts

A number of years ago, I attended a writers’ conference in New York City. It was a great experience and I met several wonderful people. One of my favorite persons is a young mother by the name of Jakki Clarke. … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong with People?

Barb and I left the house for church Sunday morning. I looked up on the hooks where I store my bicycle in the garage and had a sinking feeling. Someone had stolen my bike. From my garage. While we were … Continue reading

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Happy Superman Day!

Did you know that June 12th is Superman Day? I suppose it’s only fitting to honor our greatest superhero. After all, he is a selfless proponent for truth, justice and the American way. In the spirit of Superman Day, I … Continue reading

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Canadian Fishing Adventure

Last week I returned from my (almost) annual fishing trip to NW Ontario. Last year, of course, I did not make the trip because I was bicycling coast to coast. This year’s trip was the earliest we’ve been, as we … Continue reading

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Why I Voted for Donald Trump

The night of the election, I posted this picture and broke my policy of being non-political on Facebook (I am quite political on Twitter, however, @rw_bennett). I congratulated President-elect Trump and announced I was celebrating with a victory cigar. The … Continue reading

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Northern Tier Bicycle Ride Part 2

Continuing our report on the coast-to-coast bicycle tour from Anacortes, WA to Bar Harbor, ME… For the first installment click here: North Dakota North Dakota contained a number of surprises for us. I have actually spent a fair amount … Continue reading

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Northern Tier Bicycle Ride Part 1

Last November, Barb and I received a dinner invitation from our friends, Jim and Margaret Casart. Jim let it be known that he had something to discuss with me, but was a little vague in the same way as when … Continue reading

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“Tinkertoy” House Has Potential to Ease Suffering

Do you remember Tinkertoys? Maybe you have to be my age or even older to have played with them. Originally created in 1914, Tinkertoys were a toy construction set for children. The set was comprised of wooden connectors and dowels … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Racial Harmony

Just over six years ago, Americans elected our first African American president, Barack Obama. My hope was that this would be a watershed event, an opportunity for racial healing and greater harmony between Americans of different economic classes, races, genders, … Continue reading

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Canadian Fly-in Fishing Trip

Last week, I had the good fortune of travelling to Northwest Ontario as part of a party of eight men for a fly-in fishing trip. The fishing (walleye and northern pike) was excellent, the weather was mostly good, and the … Continue reading

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