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Aug 23 2015

A New World Order


Don and I went to the movies last weekend, and I was surprised when I was subject to a rather thorough purse check before entering the theater. At first, I thought they were checking to see if I had snuck in my own popcorn, and then with a kick to the gut, I realized that …

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Aug 19 2015

Three Women in Hard Hats

hard hats

It can be tough being stylish while wearing a construction hard hat—unless, of course, you are participating in the Foundation for Rural Service’s summer congressional field trip! Nancy White, the CEO of NCTC in Tennessee and current FRS board president, has been a marvelous host and guide for the dozen congressional staffers who have journeyed out …

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Aug 18 2015

Large and Small Carriers Comparing Notes

I love Washington, D.C., in the middle of August. If you can stand the heat and the humidity, there is something charming and stress-free about the few weeks a year when there is less traffic on the roads and fewer people at their desks. I might even be able to catch up on a few things—maybe! …

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Aug 16 2015

Thinking of a Good Friend and Colleague

Life is precious. That is a lesson we all have learned, usually when the lesson is at its hardest. While that lesson is still apt for a friend of mine, Jo Ann Emerson, CEO of NRECA (the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association), I remain hopeful that her recent medical trauma will soon be behind her …

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