Posts filed under: Opinion

In Defense of Defense

About a week ago, leading up to his first Congressional Address, President Donald Trump announced his plan to increase The United States’ defense spending by 10 percent or some 54...
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A Land of Opportunity

Bear with me… I did not vote for Donald Trump. I do not believe him to possess the professional, political or moral skills necessary in effective leadership. I don’t trust...
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Lessons from The Bachelor – What’s in a Name?

This is a different kind of Bachelor blog post. It is not a judgment or critique. It is rather a reflection – a comparison if you will. Though there were...
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My Bachelor Resolution

The latest installment of The Bachelor starts tonight and I’ll be watching. It’s my New Year’s Resolution. Let me explain… Resolutions made at the turn of the year, or goals...
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Why We Do

The following is a guest blog (my first guest blog actually) written by fellow firefighter and close friend John LoFaro of Vail Fire and LoFaro Smithworks Ltd.  I wrote about Johnny...
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The Spaces In Between

So here we are, right smack dab in the middle of that ambiguous period of time that exists between Christmas and the New Year. It’s a limbo like state in...
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Stuck In A Moment

Lately I’ve been focussed on “living in the moment.”  I like the simplicity of it – Less concern for the past and less worry about the future.  Those are attractive ideals...
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The End Of The Bachelor?

Could ABC really be considering the end of one of its longest running and most successful television programs? 14 years ago, almost to the day (November 12), I got engaged....
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Johnny Vail

I have a friend; let’s call him Johnny to protect his identity (though that’s actually his name). Johnny is a member of Vail’s Bravest and one of the best guys...
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The Most Dramatic Election Ever?

With election day less than 12 hours away, I remain conflicted.  For me, there is not an easy choice.  Neither candidate reveals much in the way of Bravery or Kindness....
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