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Not the Best or the Brightest, but the Bravest

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding and some of “The Few,” image by UK Government, public domain I like Brits. In this barbaric, uncivilized world, most of them are decent and civil. Also, although [...]
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Spiritual Poise: Who’s Swimming Naked?

  Spiritual Poise By Vicki Hinze     The financial guru, Warren Buffet, once said, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.”  That’s the core of Spiritual Poise. It’s easy to be gracious and [...]
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Independence and Fun Facts about Independence Day

The Truth about Independence and Fun Facts about Independence Day By Vicki Hinze Soon it will again be Independence Day. We’ll grill, we’ll gather and shoot off fireworks, and celebrate. All that’s great, but do we and our kids even know [...]
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DC Chamber of Commerce Announces 2015 Minimum Wage Survey Results

Survey of District Employers Shows Majority of Businesses Have Had to Reduce Working Hours of Employees and Will Reduce Future Hiring if Labor Costs Continue to Increase (Washington, D.C.) ­ The DC Chamber of Commerce’s preliminary [...]

Redefining the Sacred

If my previous experiences of spirituality didn’t live up to the hype, what can I do to connect with the sacred? What does it mean when I say something is “sacred?” What makes something sacred? I can’t say it means something [...]
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The South’s Great Intelligence Miscalculation

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes South Carolina seceded from the Union on December 20, 1860. Within a few months, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina followed them. The seceded [...]
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Independence — What it Means to America

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Independent: Not subject to another’s authority or jurisdiction; autonomous. (Dictionary.com)     Independence Day, July 4th, is the anniversary of the day when Americans declared that we would [...]

Gypsy Sally’s for pre-Independence Day fun!

Gypsy Sally’s pre-Independence Day fun! http://www.gypsysallys.com/calendar Fri 06/26 Hamell On Trial, This Show is in Our Vinyl Lounge and is FREE no tickets required! @ Vinyl Lounge at Gypsy Sally’s Fri 06/26 Town Mountain, Nikki [...]
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Creativity Unleashed

CREATIVITY UNLEASHED: Mixing Up Methods By Vicki Hinze     Call it spring fever. Call it getting bored with methodology. Or functioning on auto-pilot and not being fully engaged. Call it whatever you like, but when you do something—anything—repetitively [...]

Makeup: A Lie to Trick Men? Aphrodite Says Not So.

You’ve heard the argument that wearing makeup means a person is lying about their appearance. (Haven’t you? Have you heard that argument?) It basically goes like this: “Women are liars! You don’t look like that! Your [...]