Tag: Life Lessons

Gene Autry Lessons

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Gene Autry is the only person to have five stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. There’s one each for radio, records, film, television, and live theatrical performances. During his career, he appeared in 94 films and released 635 songs that sold over 100 million copies. There were over one hundred episodes of  »  Read More

Reading Recommendation Short Takes 2/28/22

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There are, conservatively, 300 gazillion books published every year. No one has the time to list them, let alone read them or review them. That’s a problem because there’s a lot of value in many books you may not hear about because of the clutter.  “Short Takes” is my small effort to cut through  »  Read More

Use Your Vacation for Good

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“Until the middle of the 19th century, Americans used the word vacation the way the English do, the time when teachers and students vacate the school premises and go off on their own.” Robert Siegel used those words in the introduction to an NPR show about vacations. We’re just coming off The Year of COVID. Last  »  Read More

Give Your Dreams Room to Grow

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Your dreams are living things. Like other living things, they flourish when they have room to grow. You can have the goals that self-help books recommend. You can have daily rituals and affirmations and all that. But if you don’t give your dreams room to grow, they’re not likely to come true. It’s easy to let your  »  Read More

The most important thing my mother taught me

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I knew I was in trouble when there was hard crunch in my ice cream sandwich. Sure enough, chunks of a tooth that had been in my mouth were now in the ice cream. Until that moment I never thought you could break a tooth eating an ice cream sandwich, but now I had proof. That’s why I spent most of yesterday at the  »  Read More

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