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The Galveston County Daily News: Leonard Woolsey

January 19, 2017

Leonard Woolsey

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Christmas tree tells beautiful story

Recently, a friend described her biggest challenge of decorating their Christmas tree.

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Saturday 12/10/2016
Red Kettle Rings a Beautiful Message
Posted: December 10, 2016

Growing up as a kid, the spotting of red kettles on street corners and hearing the sound of hypnotic bell ringing was as much a symbol of the arrival of the Christmas season as Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Saturday 12/03/2016
Freedom of speech includes flag burning
Posted: December 03, 2016

But isn’t that the point of the flag burner? Isn’t the action of the intentional destruction of a deeply shared symbol designed to provoke a powerful reaction in others? Does the burning of the flag, an emotionally terrifying as it is to some, make the action a perfect tool to motivate and inspire discussion?

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Saturday 11/26/2016
Today’s decision leads to tomorrow
Posted: November 26, 2016

“I needed a place to go for Thanksgiving dinner.”

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Saturday 11/12/2016
Election 2016 shattered the status quo
Posted: November 12, 2016

I woke up Wednesday morning feeling like it was 1984.

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Saturday 11/05/2016
There's no place like home
Posted: November 05, 2016

“Welcome home.”

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Saturday 10/29/2016
Failure is your friend
Posted: October 29, 2016

Often in life we preoccupy ourselves with the intent of avoiding failure at all costs — as if doing so will guarantee our personal growth and success in life. And then I remember a small dead bush.

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Sunday 10/23/2016
A voter's apology to millenials
Posted: October 23, 2016

Last week I found myself apologizing to both my voting-age children for the state of today’s national election.

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Sunday 10/16/2016
Skating down Memory Lane
Posted: October 16, 2016

“I don’t know what’s wrong with these kids today.”

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Saturday 10/08/2016
Some hands work better than others
Posted: October 08, 2016

My wife once framed and displayed a broken piece of plastic from the refrigerator to remind me not to try to repair things around the house.

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