• John Vogel

    Give Thanks For What You Didn't Get

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     by John Vogel
     on November 19, 2012

    While major retailers would have us skip over Thanksgiving, it would be a huge mistake to do so. Taking time to reflect on what we have and don’t have makes every single one of us more complete. It’s a necessary life balancer that, if nothing else, keeps us humble and appreciative. And that impacts everyone and every creature we care for – even the dogs and cats. Remembering the things that happened so far this year are relatively easy. But sit down and make a list…

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    Phew, The National Election Is Almost Over! Then What?

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     by John Vogel
     on November 2, 2012

    I haven’t talked with a single soul who won’t be more than glad when this presidential election is over – no matter who wins or loses. Those running the campaigns have taken political integrity to a new low. And in some cases, the words "politics" and "integrity" shouldn’t be used in the same sentence. I’ve heard from many of you about the November magazine’s editorial, “Why the president must go.” It was a slightly…

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