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You Win Some, You Lose Some First


Bob Newhart lost the first time in 1962. Carl Reiner won the Emmy that year for his work on “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” And the Emmy moved on…

That’s All I Have To Say About That

We didn’t meet him in the middle of a triumph. Or on the verge of success. We didn’t get our first glimpse into the life of Forrest Gump while he was on a grand adventure, rescuing a damsel, winning an award, or overcoming…

You Say You Want A Revolution


When the countdown ends, run. Don’t grab a bow. Don’t go for a backpack. It’s all a death trap. Just run. If you want to survive, you head for the woods, you plan, you plot, you face only what comes at you, and you gain ground one…

Busy?…or Productive?

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The English language has lots of odd quirks. Try eating a deserted dessert in the desert. Bowing to a bow. Tasting apple in a pineapple. Finding quicksand that’s quick or a boxing ring that isn’t square…

The Bad Rap of Being Shy

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How do you solve a problem like Maria?

First, surround her with seven precocious children. Then, add a widowed Captain who needs dragged out of his reserved shell…

The Good of Bad Jobs


We’re unsatisfied at work. We’re so unsatisfied, in fact, we’ll spend our unsatisfactorily earned money to watch movies depicting the dissatisfaction…

Grace to all and to all a good night

Everyone has a Red Ryder BB gun. It’s that one thing you can’t survive the holidays without. For nine-year-old Ralph “Ralphie” Parker in the holiday classic A Christmas Story, his Red Ryder BB gun was actually a Red Ryder BB gun.

How Creativity Really Works

The Muse is a fickle creature, an immortal that flutters about on a whim, flashes her enigmatic eyes on whom she chooses, and, at her parting, has caused many an ulcer. She has hair the shade of a fleeting sunset as it slips into the mystery beyond the horizon and a mind to woo with ardor anyone who can…