Author Archives: Jimmy Z. Williams

Life in the ‘hood with a 7-pound monkey-wrench – Day Two

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LIfe in the ‘hood with a 7-pound monkey-wrench – Day One

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} DAY ONE The last thing most people expect to … Continue reading

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So when does the healing start?

With all the turmoil in the fiscal world the words “double dip” have been thrown around the media, leaving most of us to respond “I’m not so certain we’re even headed out of the first dip yet.”  Add to that … Continue reading

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A rose is still a rose in spite of the gunsmoke

Once again life reminds us that our time is finite.  Once again we must take a few cleansing breaths and then move forward.  The art is in the grieving if we allow ourselves the luxury that is.  Knee-jerk emotional reactions … Continue reading

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