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Something Wonderful

Alba Derek Walcott Dawn breaking as I woke, With the white sweat of the dew On the green, new grass. I walked in the cold, quiet as If the world were beginning; Peeling and eating a chilled tangerine. I may … Continue reading

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Confidence Counts

“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.”   Henry Ford “If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.“   Ralph W. Emerson Wow, mentioning Henry Ford and Ralph Waldo Emerson … Continue reading

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A Valentine

Who better to help us celebrate Valentine’s Day than Shakespeare? Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments; love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove O, no, … Continue reading

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Abe Advises

Whoops! Yesterday was Abraham Lincoln’s official birthday — missed the boat there. I’m sure Honest  Abe doesn’t mind an honest mistake — he made his share of them I’m sure. And he also had his share of setbacks.  We’ve all … Continue reading

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True Believers

When I read the great playwright Thornton Wilder’s preface to 3 Plays, a collection of his works which includes his classic, Our Town, I knew I wanted to share some of it: “The response we make when we ‘believe’ a … Continue reading

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Creative Castles

A story: When all the architects and “bean counters” were devising a plan for constructing Disneyland, they worked out a system for keeping costs under control and getting the huge park built on schedule. To adhere to that system required … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Try, Try Again ‘Tis a lesson you should heed, Try, try again; If at first you don’t succeed, Try, try again; Then your courage should appear, For, if you will persevere, You will conquer, never fear; Try, try again. — … Continue reading

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