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January 1, 2020

A New Year is upon us, and it is my hope we begin today a decade of the New Roaring 20’s -  a time when our current triable politics takes a back seat to governing with pragmatism for the success of US on the international stage, and for the benefit of all Americans do...

Good day Dear Friends,

I hope this note finds you all well.  On an Easter seasonal note: For Lent every year I try to read the complete Bible – sometimes I accomplish this goal, other times I do not – but, I always read the Gospels, and find great inspiration in all the...

Good Day Dear Friends,

Last year for the NCAA Basketball Championship I selected Virginia(UVA) to climb to the pinnacle of the basketball tournament.  Unfortunately, all NCAA basketball fans know what happened next…(for those who do not follow college basketball, UVA wa...

Good Day Dear Friends,

It was ten years ago, on March 9, 2009, that the 2008-2009 Recession concluded, and the stock market began its long trek northward to become the longest “bull market” in financial history.  This story has been well played out in the media, so I wi...

Good day Dear Friends from Sea Pines Plantation / Hilton Head, S.C.;

Almost 36 years ago my wife, Deona, and I were married in her hometown of Tucker, GA – after which we spent our honeymoon at Sea Pines Plantation on Hilton Head island.  It was such a blur of life chan...

Good day Dear Friends,

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of watching many of our local children, and young adults (the lead “Alice” going to the granddaughter of a good friend and client) perform in a local on-stage version of “Alice in Wonderland”.  I am continually amazed...

Our Prayers go out to all those who were affected by last weeks’ weather events…ending in this past weekend’s storms; tornadoes to the south of us, and white-out snow blizzards to our north. We in coastal Virginia had quite the early season thunder/lightning storm last...

My adopted Commonwealth of Virginia continues to weather two storms…one political storm that has made national news, and one of consistent, unrelenting rain.  The rain has saturated the ground, and the politics has saturated the human spirit, and both of which cause gr...

On Monday, we celebrated President’s Day as a salute to all Presidents of the United States…although the history of the Presidents Day date begins in 1800. Following the death of George Washington in 1799, his February 22 birthday became a perennial day of remembrance....