1. What the hell can I do about ISIS?

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    August 8, 2014 by Austin McNair

    PRAY. PRAY. PRAY Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray That’s all I’ve got. So wherever you are, right now, while …
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  2. Book Review: “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman

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    June 25, 2014 by Austin McNair

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Gaiman’s short novel …
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  3. 3 Tips to Help You Read More

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    June 24, 2014 by Austin McNair

    Tis’ the season to be reading! But apparently not many of us are doing so. In the United States, 42% …
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  4. The Three Best World Cup Ads

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    June 11, 2014 by Austin McNair

    The World Cup begins tomorrow! Here are the best three advertisements I’ve seen leading up to the big event: #1. …
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  5. Book Review: “World Without End” by Ken Follett

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    June 9, 2014 by Austin McNair

    World Without End by Ken Follett My rating: 4 of 5 stars An epic tale following the the stories of …
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  6. John Oliver articulates everything I believe about FIFA

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    June 9, 2014 by Austin McNair

    How is it possible that one of world’s greatest events is run by one of its lousiest organizations? This weekend, …
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  7. The USA is not in a Group of Death

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    May 30, 2014 by Austin McNair

    **Repost from December 7th, 2013** Yesterday, on Friday afternoon, I was nose deep in my company’s annual holiday party – …
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Almost every day when I arrive at work I jot down the words “Live it Well” in my notebook. It’s a reminder to embrace the day, live intentionally, and to be grateful. I’m happy to borrow these lyrics from @switchfoot, an incredible band who Lillian and I saw for the fourth time together tonight. We always leave their shows inspired and with more hope than we walked in with. “Life is short; I wanna live it well One life, one story to tell Life is short; I wanna live it well And you're the one I'm living for Awaken o my soul Every breath that you take is a miracle Life is short; I wanna live it well.” #liveitwell #loveisournativetongue #switchfoot #gratitude #hopeisananthem #whereibelong #nativetongue #foreverstartsnow @colonyhouse
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My guy is getting bigger! #cassianmichael #🐻McNair
For the last three years I have worked with my friend Eric Teoh on an advocacy initiative in my neighborhood to correct a mistake - made by Arlington County staff - which was having a devastating effect on the quality of life for hundreds of my neighbors, disproportionately those in lower income situations. Well, this week the Arlington County Board unanimously voted on a resolution which will solve the issue that we fought so hard to fix! It is a HUGE win for the people of my neighborhood. Read more here: https://www.arlnow.com/2019/01/29/county-repeals-controversial-parking-restrictions-in-forest-glen-arlington-mill-neighborhoods/ The Arlington County Board members should be proud of themselves for stepping in and making this change. I am thankful for all my friends and neighbors who helped support our initiative along the way! Local politics may be a boring hobby (I can recall some meetings where I wanted to tear my eyes out). BUT you better believe that there are some very opinionated people in these local meetings who are making a lot of decisions about your life. If you’re fired up about politics in general then I highly suggest you get involved at the local level. It may feel good to voice your political opinions on social media, but in the end, you are not having a very big impact. If you want to make a difference, you have to get involved at the local level. #localpoliticsmatter #communityorganizing #theobstacleistheway #lovethyneighbor #lovethyneighborhood
This cold is unbearable! 📸by @lillimcnair 🐻🐻🐻
Not a bad way to end 2018... just dropped in at @tristargym and took a class instructed by the legend @georgesstpierre.