Category Archives: Athens

American Exceptionalism

It seems to me…. “People say America is exceptional. I agree, but it’s not the complexion of our skin or the twists in our DNA that make us unique. America is exceptional because we were founded upon the notion that … Continue reading

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Citius, Atius, Fortius

It seems to me… “For me, by far, the Olympics is the biggest sporting event in the world.”  ~ Andy Murray. I will admit to being an Olympic junkie.  Every two years, from the week prior to their start until … Continue reading

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