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Thought For the Day: One of the Great Principles of Socialism Is Division. If Everything Is Racist, Then Nothing Is Racist

“One of the great principles of socialism is division. If everything is racist, then nothing is racist. In our culture today, we have many racial issues that need to be dealt with. And in my estimation, we were making some … Continue reading

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Outside My Shadow (Happy Birthday Angie At 14)

Outside My Shadow (Happy Birthday Angie At 14)by Michael DoyleHas it been a lifeOr some kind of a dreamIt’s hard to believeThat you’re turning fourteen14 years ago tomorrowYou first opened your eyesTaking away my sorrowAnd bringing a million surprisesThey say … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Daughter Is A Gift of Love

“A daughter is a gift of love.” – Author Unknown Two daughters are twice the gift of love.  I treasure each moment spent with them.  Watching each of them growing into the very unique young ladies they are, marveling in … Continue reading

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On Being Eleventeen

My youngest daughter turns 11 tomorrow.   She’s brilliant, witty, charming in her own ways and has a bright future ahead of her.  Yes.  I am a very proud father of both of my princesses.   The only kingdom I … Continue reading

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Ekphrastic Workshop – Sparkle Dim

The Tuesday night short poetry workshop tonight has to do with the Ekphrastic form of deriving a poem based on a work of art including digital art/photographs.  From this I came up with the following: Sparkle Dim Ekprhastic by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day!!

In celebration of Presidents’ Day 2018, the girls and I are heading to Conner Prairie for the events there. It sounds pretty fun and informative.  The best part for a father who is dead broke?  It’s free.  So, thank you … Continue reading

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First Principles: Part of the Greatness of America Rests In Learning From Mistakes

“The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” – Alexis de Toqueville A classic example of this might currently be in how much latitude we … Continue reading

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