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Movies and Two Uniquely American Men

“No saint, no pope, no general, no sultan, has ever had the power that a filmmaker has;  the power to talk to hundreds of millions of people for two hours in the dark.” – Frank Capra This week there were … Continue reading

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Book Heroes: The Rainmaker’s Rudy Baylor

“I summon forth my immense dislike for Great Benefit and what it’s done to my client, and I roll up my sleeves. Mr. Leo Drummond may be a litigating wizard, and he may have countless minions at his beck and … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions?!?…Nope – I’m just Grateful

It’s not that I’m not a generally happy person or that I have a hard time being thankful. It’s just that in the “busy-ness” of each day, the craziness of life, I know I’ve missed so many of the little … Continue reading

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Top 10 All Time Favorite Movies Ever – Part 5

I’m a ‘Big’ movie buff and these last several posts have been on my All Time Top 10 Favorite Movies. Now comes my top two favorite films. They both include several of what are for me, major themes that I … Continue reading

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Top 10 All Time Favorite Movies Ever – Part 1

This Top Ten list is a very personal list of “Favorite Films,” but I think most will agree that these films all deserve a high place of honor. These movies embrace themes including heroes, adventure, mentors, courage, responsibility, friendship, family … Continue reading

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They don’t make many heroes like Atticus Finch anymore

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see … Continue reading

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Three Magic Words for Endurance

Recently I heard this U.S. Marine Corp motto – Improvise, Adapt and Overcome. I hadn’t heard it before but I love it. Then I came across this post by Cory Harrell. He works in Digital Forensics, Incident Response (DFIR); basically … Continue reading

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