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Little Things, Big Things

“I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.” — Warren Buffett A few thoughts about little things as we visited one of the biggest things ever to happen to … Continue reading

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As Long As There Are Letters, You Are Never Alone

“Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.”  — Lord Byron Even if you’re alone, there is always a real, breathing person with you. That person is just at the other end of your letter. Write … Continue reading

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Make Lunch Hour Meaningful

“Pick my left pocket of its silver dime, but spare the right – it holds my golden time! “ — Oliver Wendell Holmes Today I took the afternoon off so that I could teach Art Literacy at my daughter’s school. … Continue reading

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Because Someone Cares

“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” — Martin Luther King Yesterday, as I was getting my oil changed, the attendant and I struck up a conversation. … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 322 – In Flanders Fields

After 17 days tending the wounded from some of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the Ypres Salient in today’s Belgium, after witnessing the death of his friend, in Flanders Fields, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae penned this poem. His … Continue reading

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