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Marie’s 90th

August has been an interesting month to say the least, but instead of discussing politics this week, I’m celebrating the 90th birthday of my mother, Marie. She was definitely ahead of her time – she was a journalist, teacher, and … Continue reading

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Autumn is here!

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for Autumn. The weather is supposed to be gorgeous in D.C. this weekend. Get out and enjoy it! I’ll be back next week with policy thoughts, or perhaps comments on Monday’s debate that … Continue reading

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Politics in the U.S. is depressing

Coming back from Ireland to the current political situation in the U.S. is so depressing. We have candidates who are a laughing stock around the world. Yes, Washington hasn’t worked well for many years. Yes, I get the criticisms against … Continue reading

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Ireland, Part 2: Dromoland

As I mentioned last week, this was my first trip to Ireland and I know why it’s called the Emerald Isle. I have never seen greener grass. Probably because of the rain, but it is truly a beautiful green country. … Continue reading

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My first trip to Ireland

    I had never thought to focus on going to Ireland. As far as I know, I am one of the few Americans of my generation that hasn’t been told they have Irish blood. Scottish, French, English, German and … Continue reading

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The DNC was good, but let’s talk about Trump & Putin

Wow. I thought I was going to watch a Democratic Convention but it felt as if it was Ronald Reagan’s convention. As many of you know, I frequently criticize Joe Scarborough but his comment that he was waiting last night … Continue reading

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Vive la France!

​​ To our oldest ally (thank you to General Lafayette for his support during our revolution), we are all thinking of you, praying for you, and I, for one, have no fears to once again come visit your beautiful country. … Continue reading

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