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Chris Carey

Blog Entries by Chris Carey

Loving the Sinner and the Sin

(3) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 2:00 PM

I have been having a lively debate with my siblings concerning gay marriage. We grew up in Northern New Jersey, in the center of suburbia, in a pretty typical upper-middle-class family. Our parents were diligent in our education, however, perhaps a little hypocritical about our religious upbringing. We were baptized...

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Bounty System -- What Did You Expect?

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2012 | 12:23 PM

I get together with a group of 60 year old ex-athlete friends from Princeton 3-4 times each year for a casual dinner in Manhattan. Each of my classmates excelled in a sport in college, including football, basketball, lacrosse, baseball and me, the lone wrestler. These guys were all world class...

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Six Ways I'm In Denial About My Age

(49) Comments | Posted February 22, 2012 | 8:11 AM

My wife Mary and I recently celebrated our 60th birthdays. Celebrated may not be the best use of the word, maybe more like "acknowledged."

I think every decade birthday brings on its own reflection, but perhaps none more than the 60th. Just think about the milestone of entering the...

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What Price Safety?

(5) Comments | Posted July 21, 2010 | 8:17 AM

I sometimes wonder if we are becoming the bubble kids, protected in a plastic bubble so we never get hurt, never get exposed to germs, and never experience the outside world.

We were out the other night with friends; they have three kids, one in college, one in high...

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A Real Small Business Stimulus Plan

(2) Comments | Posted July 11, 2010 | 9:18 AM

OK, let me get this straight, 21 million small businesses in the US account for 50% of the Gross National Product and employ 57% of the workforce, and the BIG deal from Washington is $30 billion in loan support and some tax credits? What's that, like $1400 a company, WOW...

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