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Got Hope?

Did you know that race relations since Obama became president have actually grown further apart instead of closer?  I think that is strange considering it was “white” Americans that propelled him into office. It seemed hopeful when America elected a black president.  Hope that it would right all the wrongs ever committed by whites, and […]

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Happy Fourth of July 2013

Dixie and I would like to wish everyone a very wonderful Fourth of July!  Though Dixie is now having a great time in Germany where she was born, she is also very proud to be an American.  We both hope that all of you are celebrating this Holiday with firecrackers, hot dogs or brats, apple […]

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Yankee’s Norwegian Lineage

My Norwegian Lineage is traced back to Kvinnherad – Olve, Norway on my Mother’s side!  The featured image in my post is of my grandmother Ottillia’s second cousin Olav Nagell.  Olav sent this picture of himself to me.  He is wearing his Norwegian military uniform.  Olav was born and raised in Norway. The year 1802, In Kvinnherad, Norway, at a place […]

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America and Innovation…

In America, we have been told to think outside the box in order stimulate innovation, however, Drew Boyd and Jacob Goldberg believe that one should “Think inside the box”:   “We advocate a radically different approach: thinking inside the proverbial box, not outside of it.  People are at their most creative when they focus on the […]

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Pray for Protection Over Our Military

Since lawmakers took out the words “sodomy” and “bestiality” from the moral codes of the military in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, it’s no surprise that rapes and sexual harassment cases have risen in the military, substantially.  What’s more astounding is that more military men than women are sexually abused in […]