Category Archives: Life in general

Texas on My Mind

This is a fantastic article about living in D.C.  It nails this city exactly and I have felt every emotion this writer discusses.  http://thoughtcatalog.com/2011/how-to-live-in-washington-dc/   It is actually a timely piece.  I just attended one of the most amazing meetings of … Continue reading

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Social Media & OBL

I love that this guy (@ReallyVirtual) unknowingly tweeted the raid on OBL.  He just happens to be a Pakistani IT guy living in Abbottabad who was up when he started hearing helicopters.  I find it fascinating the role social media … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Wow, Bin Laden is dead and just short of 10 years from 9/11.  I was only sad we could not have gotten him when George W. was President.  It was something he felt strongly about. I stayed up late to … Continue reading

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Lighting Myself on Fire

I had a dinner party tonight and I decide to cook my Mom’s famous Shish-K-Bob recipe. I prepped everything early and let the food marinade over night. I was determined to make a splash. I went to light the grill … Continue reading

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My Online Life

I worry a little bit about having a blog.  All of my information is just out there for anyone to read.  What happens if I run for office (never going to happen so I really don’t ask this question.)   But … Continue reading

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Who is Working on Monday?

I was just forwarded an email from a government employee where they were told to “take everything you have out of the fridge and take your personal items like plants home.”  They are preparing for a shutdown.  How long will … Continue reading

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Cancer Stinks..but you knew that

Yesterday God received another angel.  One of my classmates, Michelle Tull Bynum, passed away from Breast Cancer.  I knew of Michelle in high school.  She was on the dance team and friend with several of my friends.  But I did … Continue reading

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I Survived the Thunder Snow!

We got about 9” of snow and normally I would think that is a lot, but nothing really compares to the 33” of last winter.  Luckily, I got home just before the snowstorm started at 3 p.m.   Some of my … Continue reading

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Its a Great Day for a State of the Union

Exciting Day for some of us Politico’s…The President will give his State of the Union (SOU) address.  The one thing this President is very good at is delivering speeches (with the help of his teleprompter….he has a very high reliance … Continue reading

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The Jen Show

I got roped into doing an event tonight where I was supposed to speak on a panel with another person to give our perspective on the ramifications of the election on our industry.  Generally I hate doing these things.  How … Continue reading

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