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The regiments of the rude. Once an irritant on the periphery of our lives, has become a mighty army. And especially in a Tahoe August, with the crowds of tourists, traffic and Caltrans, it’s inescapable.
As I was rounding a corner and driving down a hill, a billboard caught my attention. Above a picture of a new housing development at one of the local resorts, these five words are written: 'Owners have all the fun.' This got me thinking.
Editor's Box My oldest brother, Juan, has been living in Iraq for the past few years. He works for a company that contracts out with the military – the job pays well, and he’s relatively safe in the Green Zone. But early in December, I got the call.