Journal

Almost as Good as Your Dog

October 17th, 2009

If you can start the day without caffeine, if you can get along without pep pills, if you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, if you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it, if you can understand […]

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Experience Education and Expertise

October 11th, 2009

There are clichés that may not be true. Let me give you some of them. “Practice makes perfect.” Not necessarily true. Practice makes permanent. This is true. Ask any golfer. If you have a defective golf swing and you practice it constantly then you will be permanently defective. Experience is the best teacher. Not necessarily […]

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CNN Hero of the Year Finalist – Efren Penaflorida

October 8th, 2009

Each year, CNN gives $100,000 to the winner (from a field of ten finalists – winnowed from 9,000 nominees from all over the world) of its “Hero of the Year” award. This year, a 28-year-old Filipino, Efren Peñaflorida, made it to the top ten. Once in a while comes an excellent opportunity to showcase to […]

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