Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Dateline: June 8, 1985, Everybody Wants to Rule the World, by British rock group Tears for Fears, reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. I was 14 and a child of the 80’s. The Reagan era was in full swing and this was one of the anthems of the time. This popped up...

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New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year, time to recommit to the things you de-committed to about 51 weeks ago! Resolutions at the first of the year are a tradition going back between 2,000 and 4,000 years ago, from the Romans to the Babylonians. Most are built around health and...

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Silent Night

December 16, 2:45 AM…the bedroom door opens and my daughter is now standing at the foot of the bed. “Dad, someone’s on the front porch and I just heard them outside my window.” My daughter’s bedroom is at the front of the house and our bedroom is at the back. I asked...

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