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Why do I support Greg Johnson for House seat 46?

Because Greg will effectively represent us and our current representative is underserving our area. On Greg Over the last decade in which I have had the opportunity to get to know Greg, I have found him to be a remarkable … Continue reading

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If you hang your hat on one thing; be careful

All we hear about is that the Republican running for Senate in district 8 is a doctor. Dr. Z or Brian Zehnder MD. The label isn’t something the voting population is giving him; it is all he says about himself! … Continue reading

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People disliked the traveling salesman

These sellers of goods would come into town, say whatever it took to make a sale, and then leave. Fortunately, history provided us with alternatives that taught the lifetime value of trust. Trust is fundamental to our success and where … Continue reading

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34 years together and counting

34 years ago, the girl of my dreams and I committed to each other in vows of matrimony. At that time I felt I was the luckiest man alive. Now, 34 years later with four fabulous children and five grandchildren, … Continue reading

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The Secret of Civility

More so than ever before our society is placing people in boxes; boxes of us versus them! Our influence comes twenty four hours a day from technology that is bombarding us as it carefully places our interests into pigeon holed … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

More so than ever before our society is placing people in boxes; boxes of us versus them! Our influence comes twenty four hours a day from technology that is bombarding us as it carefully places our interests into pigeon holed … Continue reading

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Our manipulated world

Suicide is on the rise and professionals say we can do something about it. Many times hope is all that is needed by those affected. This can be as simple as words from a stranger asking “are you okay?” A … Continue reading

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HBA New Building Committee

History My earliest recollection of the idea of a new building came when Ross Holliday, who at the time was chair of Governmental Affairs, suggested we consider the idea as a resource for non-dues revenue. Since that time and over … Continue reading

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Trademarks of remarkable people

In 1946 and at the age of 9, Ron Sellers was told by his two older brothers he was too young to shoot ducks with them. This broke Ron’s heart to the point of isolation and tears. When his father … Continue reading

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Two (un)likely paths cross…

I know, Peppy Suzie Prom isn’t a typical name for a Stallion, but his linage was so strong this unusual title only added to his strength. Peppy was born to greatness! Many stood by anxiously awaiting as they prepared to … Continue reading

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