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An Optimist and a Pessimist Walk Into a Bar

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An Optimist and a Pessimist Walk Into a Bar

Here’s a somewhat funny story from my first book. Enjoy. My wife Wendy and I lived in the same dorm during our first year at the University of Virginia. We met on the balcony a day or two after we moved in. She was wearing cute shorts and t-shirt. I was wearing bibbed overalls and […]

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Now Doesn’t Last Forever

Ron’s newest Huffington Post blog posted today: It’s Thursday, and our week has been a flurry of activity. Our traditional end-of-the-summer meal was on Tuesday. My son and I played golf yesterday, and last night the whole family attended a baseball game. My wife is taking my daughter to a concert tonight. You see, we’re […]

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A Declaration of a Son’s Independence

In honor of Independence Day and the fact that my son goes to college this fall, I thought I’d reprint a column I wrote last year for the Herndon Patch.  Any resemblance to historical documents is purely coincidental, in a purposeful parody kind of way. “The Declaration of A Son’s Independence” by Ron Culberson In […]

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College Classes CAN Be Fun

Dr. Raymond Bice may have been the most popular professor in the history of the University of Virginia.  Although, if Thomas Jefferson taught, in the early days, I’m sure he had a good story or two.  But Dr. Bice, who taught the introductory psychology class, was the Lady Gaga of Pysch 101. I was a […]

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Quality Education

As my daughter enters her third year at the University of Virginia and my son enters his senior year of high school, we are very aware of the quality of education. Next week I’ll speak to 1000 teachers about the difference between being serious and being good.  Hopefully, I’ll challenge them to think about the […]

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