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…Come Together

On the eve of the Royal Wedding, the world is divided into (more or less) two camps — those anxiously awaiting the forthcoming nuptials between Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle, and those who could care less.

As you might have guessed, I fit into the former group, and I’d like to plead my case.

Whether you’ve been counting down the days or not, you have to admit that, historically speaking, this is a pretty cool moment. Read the rest of this entry


…Power Through

ice hockey goal GIF by NBC OlympicsIn some ways, it’s hard to believe we’re already three-quarters of the way through the way through the 2018 Olympics. In others, it’s felt like an eternity.

Over the last week and a half, there’s been a constant flurry of Olympic action. It can be hard to know where to look when everything seems to be happening at the same time.

Tonight, that decision will be a little bit easier for the U.S. and Canada as the women’s hockey teams go head to head for Olympic gold. Read the rest of this entry


Happy Presidents’ Day! Originally established to celebrate one president (George Washington), it now honors the office and all who have held it (hence the plural possessive apostrophe).

Punctuation and grammar aside, today offers the perfect opportunity to consider the wisdom of past presidents. Read the rest of this entry

…State a Case

Tonight is President Trump’s first State of the Union address. I realize that may be hard for some to hear, but whether you like it or not, it’s reality.

Will some of it make absolutely no sense? Possibly. Will some of it be outright lies? Almost certainly. Read the rest of this entry

…Fly High

Happy Flag Day, fellow crusaders! Today marks the 240th anniversary of our flag’s official adoption. That would be June 14, 1777 for those keeping score.

While the look of our flag has changed over the years with the addition of a few more stars here and there, the dream it stands for stays the same. And while it’s clear that we don’t agree on everything, our flag serves as a reminder that we all play  a part in making that dream a reality.

What is that dream? Read the rest of this entry