President Trump’s Inaugural Speech: ‘I will never let you down’

Fellowship of the Minds

At a little past 12 noon today, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America.

Inauguration Of Donald Trump As 45th President Of The United States

As headlines on Drudge Report correctly observe:

  • Trump eviscerates Obama’s Washington
  • Trump’s speech focuses on “we” and leaves himself out almost entirely — unlike Obama’s “I, me, my” speeches.

Here is the text of President Trump’s inaugural speech (CNBC), followed by the video:

“Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you.

We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of our people.

Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for many, many years to come. We will face challenges. We will confront hardships. But we will get the job done.

Every four years we gather…

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My dyslexic journey: one year later

I can relate to this post because I am also dyslexia, and sometimes struggle with different things. But you’re right in saying that there are different ways to learn with it.

Lost and Found Books

“Being identified as dyslexic is not something I ever wanted. But not being identified, not knowing, not getting help–that was worse.” ~Lost and Found Books

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A year ago, something unexpected happened.

I found out why I love books but not reading them.

The cause of my lifelong struggle to read was identified as a very common learning disability called dyslexia.

Many wonderful things have happened since then. Namely: I learned that it’s never too late to live a better life.

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In the past year, I’ve:

  • learned techniques to read and write more efficiently at home and at work; essentially I am retraining or rewiring my brain
  • found tools to improve spelling, grammar and map out my thoughts and ideas
  • improved the quality of my work as a web writer by applying best practices for dyslexic readers that will help all online readers
  • stopped worrying so much about…

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Antarctica, One Last Dream (Part 3)

I found it very interesting.

Searching For Elsewhere

Day 4-5 The Seventh Continent

I dipped my hand in freezing sea, holding my GoPro camera as tight as I could, and felt my fingers go numb. When I could no longer endure the biting cold, I pulled my hand out of the water and only then did I realise that I had been holding the camera upside down the entire time. But I had no time to curse my stupidity; just then a playful juvenile humpback whale breached clear out of the water, performed a perfect half-twist against a backdrop of the most incandescent, vivid mountains, and landed back in the water with a thunderous thump.

whale jump.jpgHumpback whales socialising

Earlier that morning, I had awoken to Shane, our expedition leader’s chirpy morning call; “Good morning everyone!” He always put too much emphasise on the m in the morning, as if he was delightfully surprised at the fact that the…

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