Political Correctness, Freedom of speech, and the Golden Rule

Passed a car this weekend with the sticker: Freedom of Speech TRUMPS Political Correctness Sure seems like we're in a political time where the nation is just plain tired of this whole "PC" thing, huh? Stop telling me what to say, stop yelling. Don't be shrill! Stop trying to police what people think! Don't you …

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Dear fellow men: You don’t have to be perfect. It’s ok, I love you anyway.

OK, stick with me here everyone, because this is not a pass for men to perpetuate toxic behavior... it's an attempt to make a little positive impact at the root of some really toxic symptoms. I expect that if you are like me, your social media feed of late* has contained a lot of (rightful) …

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Colleague Brag Thursday – Romance, poignancy, history.

My awesome colleagues are still pumping out FANTASTIC books for your summer reading!   From Megan Tusing and author Denise Grover Swank https://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/Blazing-Summer-Audiobook/B07CYCPFYL Summer Butler is killing it in the ratings - and all of America is tuning in as New York Times best-selling author Denise Grover Swank greenlights a new season of TV’s hottest sleuth… Summer …

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Loss, Pain, Swearing and Suicide. Adieu Tony.

My morning has been totally thrown off-kilter after hearing on CNN that perhaps my most beloved modern commentator/writer/adventurer Anthony Bourdain hung himself last night in his hotel room in France. For all the pain in my own heart, I can only stretch out my most aching condolences to his friends and family, Eric Ripert, Zach …

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New Release: “The Shadow Land” – Harbinger PI Book 5

From acclaimed author Adam Wright comes the next book in the ongoing "Harbiner PI" series: THE SHADOW LAND https://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/Shadow-Land-Audiobook/B07CZNDVFS When a child goes missing, his mother asks me to help. After all, she believes he was taken by a monster and that’s my field of expertise. The search leads to the storm drains of Dearmont; …

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ColleagueBrag Thursday:

AWESOME reviews for some of my amazing colleagues in today's Audiofile Magazine real-time reviews!   For starters, an EARPHONE AWARD for the delightful and talented Lisa Flanagan for her performance on Katherine Applegate's "The Last" https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/139562/ "Applegate's new fantasy series has a fascinating cast of characters, and narrator Lisa Flanagan does justice to each. Byx …

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