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REMEMBERING MY VETERAN

by sherylross on November 11, 2013 · 1 comment

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Today as we honor the individuals who have fought to create and sustain this country, I remember my father.  He was a “squid”, aka “Navy Man”, who served his country under unusual circumstances.  While his entry into the military might be considered by some, a bit obligatory, he felt extremely proud of his connection and […]

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A Sign From Above

by sherylross on April 1, 2012 · 0 comments

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In our hurry-up society with its ever changing technology, round-the-clock fast-food options, social media delivery and the need for immediate gratification;  the sharing of information can change the tide of public opinion on any given topic from a political position to what to have on a burger.  Or whether to even offer burgers! Sometimes the […]

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Cool Wannabes

by admin on April 29, 2011 · 0 comments

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Being a “city kid” and having come from a truly “dead” Northeast Urban Center that was ravaged when the steel industry withered and having lived in many other cities that faced a declining downtown area but then revitalized; the economic situation facing downtown Jacksonville is not new. However, contrary to what some people may believe, […]

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The Next Generation

by sherylross on March 15, 2011 · 1 comment

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Simply put, if we don’t begin to value education in this State rather than tie the hands of our GOOD teachers (yes, we do still have some) and only teach to the FCAT, then we are ready for an increase in illiteracy, drop-outs and ultimately more crime. I find it interesting that people get up […]

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