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  • UNPRECEDENTED TIMES EQUAL UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGES

    “You never remember who came to the funeral, but you never forget who didn’t.” ― Christopher Buckley, Losing Mum and Pup “The saddest thing about love, Joe, is that not only the love cannot last forever, but even the heartbreak… Read More ›

  • IF ONLY IT WAS SO SIMPLE

    “Though we are politically enemies, yet with regard to Science it is presumable we shall not dissent from the practice of civilized people in promoting it” ― John Hancock “Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our… Read More ›

  • NASHVILLE, WE HAVE A PLAN

    “Things happen. The only thing that matters is how we deal with the now. Either we face the difficult moral decisions with ever-stronger responses, or we do not. This is what separates the mensch from the asshole. Full stop.” ―… Read More ›

  • TIME TO GET OUR GAME ON

    “The wise and the good never form the majority of any large society and it seldom happens that their measures are uniformly adopted…. [All that wise and good men can do is] to persevere in doing their duty to their… Read More ›

  • AND THE THUNDER ROLLED

    “It contributes greatly towards a man’s moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.”… Read More ›

  • A QUESTION OF INFLUENCE

    “Don’t let us forget that the causes of human actions are usually immeasurably more complex and varied than our subsequent explanations of them.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Idiot “My life is full of broken halos.” ― Keith Richards, Life  … Read More ›

  • LIVING VS SURVIVING

    “People could put up with being bitten by a wolf but what properly riled them was a bite from a sheep.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses “You can’t choose where you belong, and where you don’t. But what if the place… Read More ›

  • AVOIDING THE GOLDEN CALF

    “THE BAD THING ABOUT FEAR Is it requires a reaction. Some hide. Some cry. But, like a dog condemned to a walled yard with no hope of escape or affection, some learn to bite.” ― Ellen Hopkins “It’s lucky no… Read More ›

  • WHO GOVERNS SCHOOLS?

    “looking off at the past as though it were a place one might still get to” ― Cathie Pelletier, Beaming Sonny Home “I don’t know how to describe that feeling, just to say that it’s kind of like cold, sunny… Read More ›

  • A STEADY HAND AT THE WHEEL IS MORE ESSENTIAL THEN EVER

    “I think we’re raising whole generations who regard facts as more or less optional. We have kids in elementary school who are being urged to take stands on political issues, to write letters to congressmen and presidents about nuclear energy…. Read More ›