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This Season Matters

“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.”
– Dr. Seuss

The Toil

William Bradford had a job no one would want. It paid little, as in nothing, and required much. The work environment was hazardous. The people disorganized.

Do It Afraid

Fear is a strange beast. It’s stimulating yet discouraging. It spurs us to move, but can also stop us in our tracks.

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?

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

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…