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Let’s define the terms. Climate refers to the long-term weather conditions. “Weather refers to short-term conditions of the atmosphere while climate is the average daily weather for an extended period of time at a certain location… weather is what you … Continue reading
KXXV (ABC) Waco recently ran the following story: “Cottage Grove, Minn. – A struggling Minnesota church is asking its older parishioners to leave in hopes of making it more attractive to young families. Grove United Methodist Church in the St. … Continue reading
Botham Jean was fatally shot by Amber Guyger on the night of September 06, 2018. It appears to have happened due to a tragic mistake. Fatigued, and perhaps distracted, Guyger claims to have confused Jean’s fourth floor apartment for her … Continue reading
Vernon, Florida is a small town located in the state’s panhandle. It, by reputation, is commonly called “Nub City.” This moniker was earned in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. During this time the area was economically depressed. It seems … Continue reading
What was it that made me like Anthony Bourdain? It was not his religious beliefs. He was not religious to my knowledge. It was not his politics. We were politically, I think, very far apart. It was not his profanity. … Continue reading
Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, came ashore in Rockport, Texas on August 26. It is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continuous United States (Wikipedia). Some areas have received nearly 52” of rain (washingtonpost.com). No part of … Continue reading
This time of the year can be frustrating. Documents are gathered. Receipts are gathered and reviewed. It is tax season. It is a complicated system. The government favors or incentivizes certain behavior and business. Can’t we just go to a … Continue reading
Two young economists, Steve and Allison Sexton (twins), argue that the popularity of the Toyota Prius is found in “conspicuous conservation.” Steve Sexton explains, “The Honda Civic hybrid looks like a regular Honda Civic. The Ford Escape hybrid looks like … Continue reading