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I Am Sorry.

Genealogy fascinates me; it always has. Maybe it’s a nod to my childhood cemetery tours with my grandfather in Alton, Illinois, him pointing to carved blocks of granite and recounting stories of the bodies that lay beneath. For me, those “tours” were a roadmap of the past, a means of understanding and comprehending my history […]

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The Optimism of Tomorrow

The sun sets, but in nature's eternal optimism, it will rise again for a new day tomorrow. May we all - our leaders and all of us citizens - seize the dawn and lean into the optimism of tomorrow, with ethics and true leadership.

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Voting our Future

As I work on my ballot this morning, I’m going to resist the temptation – a very real one – to take the easy road, the comfortable one, and vote a partisan line. Instead, I’ll do my best to digest all I’ve read and researched, to implement my values and vote with my heart, not my wallet; vote with my mind, not my party; vote for the future, not the short-term; vote with compassion for all rather than contempt for and fear of some.

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