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So Where Are Those “Copy/Paste/Share To Show Someone You Care” Folks When You Need Them?

We’ve all seen those posts. The ones that say something like, “I’M POSTING THIS TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT SOMEONE IS ALWAYS LISTENING” or “WILL YOU POST THIS FOR AN HOUR TO LET PEOPLE KNOW YOU ARE THERE FOR THEM?” and … Continue reading

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“Don’t Feed The #Trolls:” Here Is Why That Doesn’t Fix The Problem

Several years ago, I attended Army Equal Opportunity Training. There was an exercise we did in which the class was instructed to draw five random chips of different colors from a cup and each color was to represent an unknown (to … Continue reading

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#Racism, #Sexism, #Homosexuality…Stop Calling Them “Agendas.” It’s Called LIFE

As an aspiring professional screenwriter, I’ve always admired the work of Norman Lear. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, he is the man who was behind the classic shows such as Good Times, One Day at a Time, Maude, The Jeffersons, … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Initially Sign Up To Argue All Day on #SocialMedia. So Why Does It Dominate So Many Lives?

I believe the first time I ever involved myself with any form of social media was while I was deployed to Iraq in late 2005.  Remember MySpace?  That was it back then. If you want to go back even further, … Continue reading

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#WritingChallenge Day 1: Five Problems With Social Media

I’m pretty sure this isn’t the first time a list has come out that has involved all the “problems” associated when people get involved with social media. However, this isn’t some personal “pet peeve” list as many of the others … Continue reading

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SINGLE FOLKS: Stop Thinking Every Picture of a Smiling Couple Is Of Them Being “Fake”

My wife, Jill, and I have been married for more than 16 years. Now anyone who has been in a lengthy relationship or anyone with any amount of intelligence at all knows that when being together for that long, you’re … Continue reading

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