Monthly Archives: November 2012

Trivial Time

“The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.”  — Lewis B. Ergen Quick, what was the name of the first non-communist party labor union in the former Soviet Union? I was asked … Continue reading

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I Wonder (Part 2)

“I keep six honest serving-men, They taught me all I knew; Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.” — Rudyard Kipling I wonder … … what would happen if everyone who bought a … Continue reading

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The Small Things Are Not Peanuts

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” — Mother Teresa Yesterday was Giving Tuesday, a simple idea to break apart two frenetic days of shopping and allow the giving spirit of the holidays to shine through. … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank First, it was Black Friday. Then, it was Cyber Monday. Now a better idea, Giving Tuesday. From the website, “#GivingTuesday™ is a campaign to … Continue reading

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No Ruts About It

“New roads; new ruts.” — G.K. Chesterton It doesn’t take much to create a rut. While my family was fortunate to enjoy some holiday downtime at the beach, it created a bit of a dilemma. Though I looked around online and … Continue reading

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Small To The World. Large To Each Other.

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” — Leo Buscaglia … Continue reading

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Every Little Nail

“You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” — Kahlil Gibran Every little nail is needed to make a house stand. Every little tree is needed to … Continue reading

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The Story Of Black Friday, Bird Seed, A Tsunami, And A Cup Of Noodles

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” — Mohandas K. Gandhi I knew right away the Cup Of Noodles wasn’t from around here. Although I couldn’t be completely sure, the ‘.jp’ suffix … Continue reading

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It Would All Mean Nothing

When I look at that which I’ve always wanted, but could never have; I realize that it would all mean nothing, without that which I already have. — Eric Winger On this day of Thanksgiving, Thank you to my wife … Continue reading

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Thanks For Being You

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy As the light peeked out upon the final day of school before Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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