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Let's have some empathy, please

Published July 12, 2016

Author Chinua Achebe's words have been on my mind for the last week, for reasons I hope are obvious. I firmly believe that what the United States needs at this moment is more empathy, a greater sense of shared purpose and shared experience.

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Texas: Where the clichés are totally accurate

Published June 13, 2014

They say that everything is bigger in Texas. Whoever "they" are, after spending five gorgeous, cloudless days in Dallas (sorry to rub that in) for the Mueller boys' annual baseball trip, I would like to shake their hands and congratulate them on being totally and completely correct.

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The triumphant return of the baseball trip

Published May 6, 2014

Between graduating and moving and interning and job hunting and occasionally sleeping - eating was off the table - last summer was pretty eventful. But oddly enough, something was missing, one of my fondest family rituals. Something had fallen through the cracks. Lost in all the hubbub was the Mueller boys' annual baseball trip.

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JFK After Fifty Years

Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an ‘attitude,' a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.In f...

Losing At Schmoozing

Thursday September 12th, 2013 – Rosemont, IL    People who don’t know me well are often surprised to find out how quiet and unassuming I am off stage. I have never been one of those painfully annoying comedians who are ‘on’ all the time, and whenever I run acr...

Texas Toodeloo

Monday August 15th, 2011 - Ft. Worth, TX/Dallas, TX   My last day in Texas, at least for a while. I have bittersweet thoughts about this place. It has so many people, I have to believe I could make a living here and not have to leave the state. Musicians seem to be able to pull it off r...

Almost Missed The Boat

Wednesday August 11th, 2010 - Cozumel, Mexico    Travel is work. Period. I’m not saying I don’t enjoy it. Sometimes. But it is work. It’s a constant, never ending process of always having to be in the next place - barely being able to enjoy the place I just got to....

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 With all due respect to the late Rodney Dangerfield but Wade Phillips gets no respect. In Dallas though, winning outweighs respect.Jerry Jones isn’t happy with simply winning a playoff game and then going home. He didn’t build a billion dollar stadium for an average team to play...

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