Monthly Archives: July 2020

Who Will Save the City?

The prophet walked by the closed-down hardware store when he saw his friend “the businessman”. The businessman saw the prophet and sprinted away faster than the prophet had ever seen anyone run. The prophet then drove up the hill to

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Learning About Education From John Quincy Adams (and His Parents)

Here are a few valuable tips on education and wisdom from the diaries of John Quincy Adams.1 Writing and LanguageAdams was born on July 11, 1767. If we do the math, we can see he begins his diary when he

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Eight People I Would Like to Have Lunch With

Over the past several months, I’ve reflected on some of the people, currently alive, who have greatly influenced my life (outside of family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers). I’m talking about people, I don’t know, but I’ve invited into my life

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Do I Really Have an Opinion?

I speak because I canTo anyone I trust enough to listen,You speak because you canTo anyone who’ll hear what you say. Laura Marling(1) Three years ago my daughter, grandson, and I were sitting in a coffee shop in Bergen, Norway.

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