Monthly Archives: January 2012

Really? By Phone? Joe Paterno deserved better.

Much as courage is form-fitted to the occasion that demands a heroic act, in times of crisis we try to form and bring the correct judgment–our internal compass, of sorts, to any problem that stands before us. We often succeed, … Continue reading

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The Razors Edge that Separates Success from Failure

As the new year begins, advice-givers bookmark the season as a time to offer once again well-meaning but often platitudinous articles with lots of holistic advice–how to succeed, how to be happier, how to hit a golf ball farther.  Their … Continue reading

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In the Present State of Politics, First Things First

“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.”  Mohandas K. Gandi Though strongly tempted, I probably should not speak to the fears we feel now at the state of politics in our nation.  Well… perhaps a … Continue reading

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Three New Year Resolutions…..and the Greatest of These is….

Kenneth Libbrecht is a professor of physics at Caltech – one of the “headiest” schools in the world.  Recently, I read an article about Dr. Libbrecht’s area of study – snowflakes.  Yep, the essential ingredient for a white Christmas!  Apparently, … Continue reading

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