• John Vogel

    Count Your Blessings, But . . .!

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     by John Vogel
     on November 23, 2009

    Every single one of us in America has good reason to count our blessings on Thanksgiving Day – every day, for that matter. We don’t have to look far beyond our fences to see others who are far less fortunate.   But you and I have a hugely important incentive for preserving those blessings for future generations. And we simply cannot continue on our current course of Uncle Sam’s lack of accountability.   We’ve reached the tipping point in our society where the wealthy and our elected leaders…

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  • John Vogel

    Embrace Some Changes . . . Run From Others

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     by John Vogel
     on November 6, 2009

    When it comes to adapting to change, some people leave heel skid-marks all the way to their graves. Others grab and run with it.   If you’re like me, you’re a tad intimidated by things you don’t understand. But if you’re willing to learn and don’t get too distraught when you make a mistake, you just might be a progressive spirit.   But be selective! Just because it’s “hot” and talked about, doesn’t mean it has value – monetary, educational or entertainment. The key is whether changing…

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