It was a big day in our house. Our oldest daughter, Rebecca, was graduating from New York University with her master's degree. NYU was Becky's “dream school” from her high school days. She had been accepted two times before, but the steep tuition forced her to look elsewhere for her education.
The meteor that exploded over Russia in February, resulting in widespread damage and injuries when the sonic boom struck, awakened us again that our planet is in the line of fire.
Scott Blagden worked in real estate after being shown the exit door when a college prank found the wrong audience – apparently humor wasn’t in the offering that semester. Today, he lives on Cape Cod, is still in the real estate biz, is the father to two teenagers and he has just seen his first book published.
More than a month since the Boston Marathon bombing, and I wonder at my reactions and still-unprocessed emotions. I was not present at the race on that terrible day, yet I still sense an inward paralysis. The beauty of the season confuses me further. It can momentarily make me forget, and for that I feel guilty.
From a strategic thinking perspective, diversity in the workplace is a true blessing.
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No writer (with the possible exception of C. S. Lewis) has been quoted more often in this column than Dallas Willard. I first came across Dr. Willard — philosopher, U.S.C professor, writer, speaker — in a philosophical debate between theists and atheists. When he came to lecture at Notre Dame and neighboring Bethel College, I went to hear him speak.
Children scream for a variety of reasons. Although always distressing to hear, the underlying cause can usually be identified.
Vacation season is fast approaching, and you know what that means. It’s time to stock up on products that will aid digestion and other troubles that ensue, if you catch my distended drift.
Editors lead a fast-paced, action-filled professional life. The day starts early and ends late, and it’s stem-to-stern packed with sitting and staring at text on a computer screen in hopes of finding a misplaced comma or a conjunction in the wrong font. It’s not for those who pale at the sight of a clumsy prepositional phrase.
It’s blockbuster-movie season, and you’ll want to stay on top of the new releases with the best movie apps out there. Below are the top apps for movie lovers, or even for the casual fan.
Ryan Lochte is a swimmer who won 11 medals at last year's Olympics. I know this fact because it's an outstanding news-worthy achievement. Ryan Lochte owns a pair of sneakers with his first name on one sole and his last name on the other. He designed them, he says, so that everyone can “walk in his shoes.” He also says the following phrases repeatedly: “Go big or go home.” “Turn it up,” and “Jyeah.” You have to say the last one fast. It takes some practice. None of these facts are outstanding achievements worth knowing about, yet I know them because Ryan has his own show on E. It's called "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" and the answer changes depending on the weekly situations the producers set up for him.
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