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“The Way We Were”

This is the title of a successful 1973 film starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford.  The movie focused on how a mutual attraction in college changed during and after WW2, giving rise to the fundamental premise that the two were no longer the way they were. Today we are in the middle of a serious […]

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Who’s Been Sleeping In My Bed?

This question is derived from the British 19th century fairy tale, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” and is now very relevant to the concerns of potential travelers.  Most leisure travel usually involves one or more nights away from home.  As long as consumers are concerned about who will have previously occupied the room they are […]

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Second Guessing

Now that baseball is in a health hiatus, second guessing, also known as, I told you so, 20/20 hindsight, etc., has become the national pastime.  The fact that we have a national election in less than six months may have something to do with that.  But this blog is not about politics. It is easy […]

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Is Congress Doing Its Job?

It is no secret that Congress is currently very polarized and seemingly unable to do much in a truly bipartisan manner.  But Congress is made up of politicians, and in the words of Otto von Bismarck, “politics is the art of the possible, the attainable – the art of the next best.” Political polarization is […]

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Is America One Country?

Yes, but it is also a country comprising 50 states.  States’ rights is a complicated issue, but sufficed to say, state Governors have considerable powers, specifically enumerated in the U.S. Constitution, and do not have to always march in lock step to edicts from Washington.  This may prove to be a good thing in assessing […]

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Social Isolation

Much is being written on the potential psychological effects of social isolation.  This is not the place for an extensive review of all of the possible impacts of a lack of normal social interaction.  However, it is important to recognize that we have evolved to be social creatures.  For all of history, people have been […]

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