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Boasting! It’s our national pastime. American as apple pie.  Our athletes sport a swagger.  Our politicians crow about their accomplishments. Our bumper stickers flaunt our favorite teams, our super kids, our alma maters. Talents, treasures, triumphs.  Our achievements win us bragging rights. At times, we all like to “toot our own horn.”  I grew up in the deep South where we had an expression for the ultimate boast:  “No brag. Just fact.”  So what’s wrong with a little dose of healthy pride?  Continue reading