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One Last Thing: Honor, Dignity & Strawberry Pie
4 weeks ago

One Last Thing: Honor, Dignity & Strawberry Pie

Unfortunately, in the last few months, my calendar has been filled with too many visitations and funerals. As I like to say, there is no good time to lose someone …
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One Last Thing: The Importance of Being Clarence
3 months ago

One Last Thing: The Importance of Being Clarence

My full name is Clarence Michael Whitehead. I’m named after my grandfather, Clarence McClellan Cash. I adored my grandfather, but I was never enamored with the name Clarence. I’ve always …
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One Last Thing: John Hubbard — It’s All About Service
5 months ago

One Last Thing: John Hubbard — It’s All About Service

The first time John Hubbard came on my radar dates back to a Chamber of Commerce banquet. He had finished his run as the chair of the chamber board and …
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One Last Thing: Our Many Brilliant Things
7 months ago

One Last Thing: Our Many Brilliant Things

In the hit Broadway play, Every Brilliant Thing, a 7-year-old boy makes a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. He began the list as a present to his …
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One Last Thing: Making the Most of Our ‘Wow’ Moments
9 months ago

One Last Thing: Making the Most of Our ‘Wow’ Moments

Technology can be wonderful, as well as overwhelming. It can be helpful, as well as confusing. Technology can give us many teachable moments, as well as perpetuate incredible myths. It …
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One Last Thing: Thinking About Our Troops
10 months ago

One Last Thing: Thinking About Our Troops

This time of year most of us are trying to nail down our holiday plans, and it can be complicated. If we are newly married, do we go to one …
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One Last Thing: Finding Our True North
11 months ago

One Last Thing: Finding Our True North

The lighting in my neighborhood is more than adequate, but it still gets pretty dark when the sun folds behind the horizon. I must admit, seldom do I venture into …
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One Last Thing: Money 101
12 months ago

One Last Thing: Money 101

“I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A …
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One Last Thing: Teachers Can Make All The Difference
1 year ago

One Last Thing: Teachers Can Make All The Difference

It’s been 50 years since I graduated from high school. Unbelievable. In my mind, it seems more like five years. Of course, to commemorate this milestone, our class assembled to …
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Serving on a Jury: An Awesome Responsibility
2 years ago

Serving on a Jury: An Awesome Responsibility

When the jury summons appeared in my mailbox, my reaction was typical. My first question was, do I really have time for this? Followed quickly by, “is there a graceful …
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