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“Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.”

A Pint of Guinness with Sheriff Chuck Jenkins.

While Egypt collapses, the Big 4 Cable “News” channels (HLN, CNN, FOX, and MSNBC) give us “gavel to gavel” coverage of  Zimmerman’s trial. While Texans held a People’s Filibuster, CNN … Continue reading

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08-Jul-2013 · 1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday.

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25-Jun-2013 · 3 Comments

How to Achieve the Peace that Surpasses All Understanding.

By walking a 2 inch thick cable 1,500 feet across the Grand Canyon, Nik Wallenda not only set a new world record, but also gave the world insight into reaching … Continue reading

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24-Jun-2013 · 2 Comments

Monday Minis

Mondays have always perplexed me. On one hand, they are a fresh start, the beginning of a new week, a chance to start  from scratch and have a “bang-up” week … Continue reading

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24-Jun-2013 · Leave a comment

To Protest, or Not To Protest, That is the Question.

“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” — Abraham Lincoln A friend of mine owns a farm.  Not the “4000-acres-of-Monsanto-genetically-modified-corn” kind of farm, but an … Continue reading

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23-Jun-2013 · 3 Comments

Can Bad Words add Great Value?

I’m surprised that Whoopi Goldberg did not make the connection in the sketch, above, before saying this: “You know, I think that we, society took the word retard and made it … Continue reading

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21-Jun-2013 · 15 Comments

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The Little Bird’s Dad Blog covers a pretty broad range of topics.  I talk about Down Syndrome, life as a father and step-father, becoming a vegetarian & easy vegetarian meals, random … Continue reading

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19-Jun-2013 · 4 Comments

Why a diagnosis of Down Syndrome just didn’t matter.

“I don’t give a [expletive deleted] if he has Down Syndrome, Up Syndrome, or Halfway- in-Between Syndrome – would you please stop my wife from bleeding out so she can … Continue reading

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18-Jun-2013 · 33 Comments

Do we really govern ourselves?

“Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body.” — Mustafa Kemal, Ataturk It is said that one evening during  the Battle of Sakayra, in which … Continue reading

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02-Jun-2013 · 1 Comment

How to make your son a Champion: 8 Tips for Dads from a Little League Coach.

Our Little League baseball team played its last regular season game last night (playoffs start Friday). I returned home to this one-line email from one of the Dads: “What’s your … Continue reading

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30-May-2013 · 3 Comments

Little Bird’s Dad: Doodles on iPad Mini

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Each week, I add a new quote. This week's quote is by Aung San Suu Kyi. Click on the photo to read about this powerful activist in Wikipedia.