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AFTER THE STORM

By Richard Ray:   I often talk about how lucky and blessed I am in my life. Hell, its such a prevailing theme, my dog is even named Lucky. I am not superstitious or a gambling man. I am not someone that lives a charmed life free of all worries or tribulations. I am someone […]

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LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES

By Richard Ray:   In a week that has been depressing and exhausting in its tumultuousness, I offer a respite. Even if just temporary, tune in to watch the Little League World Series this weekend. Reality is not going anywhere. Scandal in the White House surrounded by White Nationalist protesters and counter-protesters is real and […]

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PRIDE

By Richard Ray:   Pride is just one of a series of characteristics or attributes that is dually admirable in attaining and complicit in our fallibility as humans. In moderation pride is an admirable quality to have. Perhaps the use of the word moderation could be best used to describe any human characteristic, but pride […]