The Dedication of “Ladybird Johnson Grove” and the Longing for the Dignity We Miss

50 years ago today, in the amazing Redwoods of Northern California, something that today would seem impossible happened.  It will make you long for the leaders of days past, and their ability to put away party differences to deal with the issues which confront us all.  At the same time, treating each other with with […]

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Rafer Johnson: Possibly the True “Most Interesting Man in the World”

Recent popular commercials for the beer “Dos Equis” have featured a character they call “The Most Interesting Man in the World.”  That character is fictional.  If they were looking for a real life person to fill that title, Rafer Johnson would deserve a nomination. He has been an  olympic decathlon champion, accomplished actor, bodyguard and […]

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