Monthly Archives: April 2014

The “Murphy Challenge”

Today was the first real day of spring, a beautifully warm day. I began the day with the Freedom 5K and “Murphy Challenge” at the NZone in Chantilly, on the western edge of the 34th Senate District. The Challenge is … Continue reading

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Senate Spares ODU Football, Issues “Call to Action” on Coverage Gap

The Senate convened at 11:00 a.m. today to review the Governor’s budget, with amendments from the Senate Finance Committee. In this day and age of computers, the Senate budget — like the House — still works in 18th century fashion.  … Continue reading

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Havabite: Where Everybody Knows Your Name …

Having passed the clubhouse turn and started the second half of my life, I get to bore my kids with endless recitations of “Back in my day …” Perhaps my stories have meaning to others.  Or perhaps I’m just talking … Continue reading

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Yelp! and the Right to Make Confidential Comments

Many years ago (20 to be exact), I was a cub associate in Alexandria.  One of my first clients was a young entrepeneur named Joe Hadeed, who had recently taken over his family’s rug business. Joe was a marketing genius.  … Continue reading

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DeSean Jackson to Redskins. HTTR!

It’s a fall evening in the D.C. suburbs.  Monday night football. The Redskins are playing the Eagles in a “must win” game for both teams.  The ball is on the Philadelphia twelve yard line, after a short kick return.   It’s … Continue reading

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