The Page Turner

The Page Turner by Ted Streuli One of Club 29’s longstanding traditions is to honor a teacher each month. That ritual conjures a different memory each month — the kindergarten teacher I adored, the high school teacher who kept putting me back on the path, the college English professor who challenged and inspired me. And […]

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Return to Normal

Return to Normal – Rotarians Need Meetings by Leonard Sullivan I really miss our weekly Rotary Meetings and eagerly await the return to our traditional meeting format. Most humans need social contact, and Rotarians are a special group who enjoy being together. Our common belief in service, community involvement, and adhering to the four-way test […]

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Leading with Hope – by Jan Peery

Leading with Hope by Jan Peery History will forever remind us that 2020 was a year of the unexpected and challenging It was a time we found ourselves reexamining how we connect on personal, social and business levels. In many ways, we found ourselves looking through new/different set of lenses – from political unrest, turmoil […]

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Can You Give Yourself a 10

Can You Give Yourself a 10 by Paul Moore Have you noticed that everyone wants you to rate them? The simplest transactions are invariably followed up with a request for you to rate performance.  If you ordered something online, they want a review.  If you stayed in a hotel (do you remember when that was […]

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Three Ways Parents Can Refocus Family Life During the Pandemic – Stacy McNeiland

Three Ways Parents Can Refocus Family Life During the Pandemic by Stacy McNeiland Spring break is just around the corner, and while that final hiatus in the school year normally brings with it hope for sandy beaches or snowy hills, the sentiment this year is notably different. It’s hard to believe that spring break 2020 […]

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The Aftermath: Rule of Law & Elections

The Aftermath: Rule of Law & Elections Bart Binning, Ed. D. The day of the riot in the Nation’s Capitol, Dr. Condoleezza Rice, now a director of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, issued a statement that said, in part: What we witnessed was a stain on our democracy — whatever your political views — that must […]

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Attacks on Journalists are attacks on Democracy. It has to stop.

Attacks on journalists are attacks on democracy. It has to stop. by Emily Lang “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for […]

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Nietzsche to Existentialism

Nietzsche to Existentialism by John Frost              This Reflection is a continuation of the philosophical underpinnings of our Great American Republic.  We have discussed in the past contributions of Aristotle, Socrates and recently Plato.  I have chosen Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche whose political philosophy, though often maligned, eventually gave rise to the most American of political […]

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Practicing Gratefulness

Practicing Gratefulness By Dave Rhea There is no need to review a list of unfortunate occurrences situated between today and 365 days prior. We are universally well-aware that 2020 has been a challenge. Each of us have our particular experience of this past year, and undoubtedly, there are disappointments that run the gamut. In the […]

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2021-2022 Officers and Directors – Taking office July 1, 2021

Congratulations to the Elected 2021-2022 Rotary Officers and Directors Taking office July 1, 2021               1 Year Directors (2020-2022)             2 Year Directors (2021-2023)           Foundation Director 3 yr term (2021-2024)

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The Way Forward

The Way Forward by Pat Rooney “Not a history of oil but a history of the world from the point of view of oil.” The Chicago Tribune on Daniel Yergin’s book The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power. Daniel Yergin’s new book The New Map builds on his exhaustive research from previous […]

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Thankfulness amid a Pandemic – Ted Streuli

Thankfulness Amid a Pandemic by Ted Streuli In my most cynical moments this year, I picture an editorial cartoon on the Op-Ed page showing a cartoonish Native American and a Pilgrim, hand tight around the neck of an astonished turkey with bulging eyes — it’s the cartoon you’ve see 100 times but this year the […]

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