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9/11 – We Remember

  My wife, Mary, originally wrote this on 9/11/01… I, too, was stunned to hear the news this morning and continuing throughout the day. It was just something unbelievable.  My husband and I were on a Land Rover 4X4 tour of the off-road areas of Barbados when we first got the news. At first, when …

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Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who …

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Merry Christmas from the Tom O’Connor Group!

  Merry Christmas to all our friends, families and clients ~ Tom

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9/11 – We Remember

  My wife, Mary, originally wrote this on 9/11/01… I, too, was stunned to hear the news this morning and continuing throughout the day. It was just something unbelievable.  My husband and I were on a Land Rover 4X4 tour of the off-road areas of Barbados when we first got the news. At first, when …

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Strathspey Steam Railway

  We were in Aviemore, Scotland in August of 2015.   I got some good pictures of the train from that bridge – and some photos of the engineer backing the train up.  We were able to get tickets for a train leaving in about 15 minutes.  For the way up to Broomhill, we sat …

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Veteran’s Day

    Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday observed on November 11 each year which coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other parts of the world …

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Some Positive Ideas and a Living Map of US History

This “Positive Ideas” news letter goes out once a week or so to about 1,000 friends and colleagues around the USA and in various locations overseas. Click on the link below – it will take you to a “moving” map of the USA, which shows The USA from the beginning of the 13 states through the present.   …

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positive ideas and two articles – one old and one new

This “Positive Ideas” news letter goes out once a week or so to about 1,000 friends and colleagues around the USA and in various locations overseas. Tom O’Connor The Tom O’Connor Group, LLC Economic and Management Consultants A Veteran-Owned Company Tom 571 332 2349 781 626 6667 international http://www.TomOConnorGroup.com Look for us on LinkedIn, Facebook, …

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Ex Parte 711 supports access to Competitive Switching

We have appeared in the Opening Round of Ex Parte 711, the Competitive Switching proceeding at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on behalf of one of our clients.  We filed evidence supporting Competitive Switching, as in  the NITL proposal.    The Opening Statement we filed in Ex Parte 711, the Competitive Switching proceeding at the STB …

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Positive Ideas – WE ARE AMERICANS

This “Positive Ideas” news letter goes out once a week or so to about 1,000 friends and colleagues around the USA and in various locations overseas. WE ARE AMERICANS At our place in Barbados Tom OConnor Onward; Today’s note goes out this July 4th to friends and colleagues around the USA and overseas. Some of …

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