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Thoughts On Sandy Hook

December 16, 2012
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The events in Newtown, CT are so sickening and difficult to comprehend. I’ve been trying to make sense of it all by reading quotes from fallen leaders and studying random facts from various sources. What I haven’t been able to do is understand the full impact of what’s happened and where we need to go. […]

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The Wanting

November 21, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. I forever wonder Blue Do you think of me? As I think of you? It’s so hard to share a glance With you Blue I do not want to face these feeling There is too much truth But here I am Red At the opposite end of the spectrum […]

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Inspirational Stories: Mark Herzlich

November 5, 2011
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Mark Herzlich keeps on inspiring me! Mark is a 24 year old rookie linebacker on my favorite football team, the New York Giants. I’ve been rooting for Mark since he was first diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma in 2009. At the time, Mark was a dominant linebacker for Boston […]

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Becoming Mentally Strong: How to Think Like a Navy SEAL

September 13, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I recently read an interesting write-up from Men’s Health Magazine with six Navy SEAL tips on achieving mental strength. It’s not so much an article as it is six bullet points with brief thoughts from Navy SEAL Master Chief Will Guild on his six principles. I think the six principles he […]

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My Father: Cuban By Birth, American At Heart

September 12, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I have always been intrigued by my father’s political beliefs. Papi, as we love to call him, combines a fiercely conservative social ideology with unflinching liberal economic positions that some might say border on socialism. Papi has strong values and he refuses to compromise in order to fit into any political […]

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The Daily Garriga Is Back!

September 10, 2011
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Whew! It’s been a tough last couple of weeks rebuilding the blog back to its old self. Getting hacked is never easy. Getting hacked by someone you know and trust is the absolute worst. Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t back down when threatened or bullied. There was no way I wasn’t going […]

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