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Posts from August 2016

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

I’ve learned that to decide comes from the Latin word decidere and it literally means to “cut off”.  I find that the older we get, the more we...  read more

How I Survived a Year of Bullying

When I was in middle school, I was bullied. At the time, there wasn’t all this talk and publicity about bullying so I didn’t even know I was...  read more


The final event in the summer olympic games is the men’s marathon.  At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens Greece, Brazilian runner Vanderlei de Lima...  read more

A Hard Lesson Learned

previously published in August 2004 I don’t know where you were, what you were doing or how you were doing things 10 years ago, but I do know...  read more

Shortcuts, Trade-offs and the Kingdom

previously published in August 2004 Money makes the world go round. Or so they say. But I can actually believe that. Think about the millions of...  read more

Love Without Force

We were at Barnes & Noble, and Matthew wanted to read Captain Underpants yet again.  I grimaced at the cartoon drawing of the smirking baby holding...  read more