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Transportation Mess

Reminiscing… The summer before my Senior year I went on a trip to Washington D.C. with one of “those” groups (Presidential Classroom, to be exact).  We spent the entire time in Washington attending various gigs around town, exploring the sites, meeting with Congresspeople, and having town hall-like meetings with important people in and out of the Administration …

Everybody needs gas.

In America, everybody needs gas. Around the world, humans pay a higher price for gas than Americans, so there’s no surprise that the Europeans, who pay the highest, aren’t very sympathetic to our plight here in the States. But the fact is, the geographical and societal dynamics are hugely different, there can be no comparison …

Economy today

I think what we are seeing in the economy today is a case of localized depressions again, whilst keeping in mind a depression is a severe recession.  There are many factors that influence the entire economy on a whole like higher prices on staple items of the American household, of which are felt by all Americans, but there are localized …

Hug a Friend Day

Today is Hug a Friend Day. If you have school-aged children that aren’t pupils of a school that has banned hugging, your children might hug their friends every day. How often do you hug your friends? The hugging itself isn’t the most important thing, obviously, but the act of treating our friendships and our children’s friendships …

Are You Seizing the Moment? Positive Thinking Tips

Opportunities, I mean the once in a lifetime opportunities, don’t come around very often. When that moment arises, you have to take it and run with it.  You can’t look back. To seize your opportunity, you must: Focus on one game at a time – You can’t get ahead of yourself.  You can’t look five steps, …

How to Execute Like a World-Class Athlete

I’m a sports nerd.  I love watching athletes execute, especially under pressure.  Whether it’s the Packers executing a crucial play in the Super Bowl or an individual doing something magical (Did you see Wayne Rooney’s bicycle kick – 78th minute to win 2-1). Jordan hitting unconscious shots in key moments, or Tiger Woods draining a 20-foot putt on …