Archive | October, 2013

Government Shutdown

    So the federal government is shut down.    Well, it isn’t really, but some aspects of it are. And it’s making for political warfare in Washington, at National Parks, private businesses operating on federal land, and even in barroom brawls and interoffice debates.    I get both sides. The Republicans believe they were elected in the […]

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What’s the Hardest Thing You’ve Ever Done?

    What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done?    I’m not asking what the hardest thing you’ve ever gone through, but what’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done.    Emotionally, the hardest thing I’ve done has been to let a staff person go. I spent quiet time alone in tears, both before and after those dreaded meetings. […]

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