The Power of One
Posted on September 29, 2015

We have all been witnesses of something amazing. An elderly, smiling man, dressed as if from another world – as he is – has captivated millions of people. How?

Diogenes Knew It
Posted on September 22, 2015

In the second century of our era, a wealthy Greek named Diogenes, (no relative of the Greek philosopher of the same name), carved a message in stone on a gigantic wall in a tiny Turkish town. It must have been part of a kind of early billboard where citizens who could afford it posted their messages. His was very simple – advice for ignorance!

A Simple Truth
Posted on September 15, 2015

All across the country it is back-to-school time and a strange truth is emerging. As proud parents take little Miles and small Suzette to begin their learning careers, everyone’s world shifts on its axis. Until now, those children were front and center. No more.

My Wish List
Posted on September 8, 2015

“Now when I win the lottery I will...” Did you ever have that lovely flight of fancy? Haven’t we all, even folks like me who never buy a lottery ticket!

It’s About Ignorance
Posted on September 1, 2015

I remember an enthusiastic high school glee club, some time back, singing a delightful little tune with a chorus that went like this: “ The more you study, the more you know. The more you know, the more you forget. The more you forget, the less you know so – why study?”