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The Move from Ruston

When I moved to Ruston, LA in September of 2003, I never dreamed I’d live there for 13-plus years — but I did. Did being the operative word. In 2012, I convinced my now wife, Allison, to move from the Washington D.C. metro to this small town in North Louisiana. A place that had grown to be very special to…

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Identity in Christ

Finding your identity in Christ is one of the biggest foundations of the Christian faith but often times we fail, I know I do. In 2008, I started the brand BleedTechBlue after a friend approached me. Since I have a degree in Computer Information Systems, I am an alumnus of Louisiana Tech and lastly was single with lots of time…

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My take on why America elected Trump as a third party voter

It’s the morning after Americans voted to put Donald Trump into the White House. When I woke up this morning (almost late mind you since I was up late watching the circus coverage) my daily ritual of checking social media was interesting. My Republican friends were giddy while my Democrat friends were ready to move to Canada, mostly in jest…

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A strange place Louisiana is a place the nation can learn from its ways

Louisiana often is near the bottomĀ in good things (education) and near the top in bad things (incarceration). The latter has presented an opportunity for Louisiana to do something for the people it imprisonsĀ — make them better people. Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola for short because of its location in Angola, La.) is run by Warden Burl Cain and in his 20-plus…

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