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Hidden Things


Tonight my wife and I went to see the film, Hidden Figures, the true story of three brilliant African American women and how they overcame the institutionalized racism and sexism in their workplace, which happened to be NASA in the … Continue reading

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Breathing Lessons


I grew up in an isolated, virtually all white small town in southeastern Wisconsin.  It was the 1960s, and my world was the small town streets and the shaded neighborhood backyards.  We were buffered from the bigger cities of Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Race to Judgement


“The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you’ve lost your innocence.” –        Bruce Springsteen  There’s been a lot of fuss in the news about some television personality named Paula Deen and the use of … Continue reading

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