Our 18th annual Texas Independence Day party is this week. I love it when guests pepper us with Texas gifts to celebrate!


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    As I get older (43 now), I don’t think the wisdom I’m gaining is enough to fill that of the sages in my life who have died. I miss their perspective. Just a thought on legacy’s role in #EOLC a day after @NHDD #NHDD19

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    I am convinced that most “problems” in the world come from the pursuit of self-understanding and feeling a sense of belonging. Sadly, some people have exploited this in others to make gains.

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