Me and My Generation

Birthdays tend to remind us of our mortality. I recently passed my 49th year on earth, which doesn't seem like much, but when set against the life expectancies of our forebears and the number of people who have lived before me and my generation, it becomes immediately obvious that I have now outlived close to …

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Time is Elastic

October by Robert Frost O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow's wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to …

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Into the Minds of Babes

"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives." ~ Albert Einstein My thoughts on our recent consideration Living from the Inside Out have continued to evolve and I was thrilled to receive a link to a fascinating TED talk from a …

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Intimations of Immortality

H.G. Wells once wished that he could "...go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of [his] own." I imagine that many have shared his dream of bending time, where perhaps the bad times might pass more quickly and the good times might be more thoroughly enjoyed, but given our present technology we do not …

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Temple Grandin: The World Needs all Kinds of Minds

Enjoy this presentation. Not everyone thinks like you, and Temple Grandin explains not only why that is true, but what we can do to make sure that children are handled properly so that the value inherent in the differences between individuals is not lost in the shuffle. The world needs all kinds of minds!