Tag Archives: Inspiration

World’s Grumpiest Boss

Monday, 10/16/17, is “National Bosses Day.” Is this (see above) a picture of “the world’s grumpiest boss” and his (Dr. House’s) staff? No, but if you would like to see that man’s picture, here he is… “Tiger” Mike Davis (see … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words

Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words.   Remember Hamlet? The play you read in high school. Or was it Macbeth? Let’s say it was Hamlet. Everyone knows and has seen Hamlet. In films or on … Continue reading

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Women’s Firsts

Who was the first women to fly (solo) across the Atlantic Ocean? That’s right: Amelia Earhart. She was quoted as saying: “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” (Yes, baseball fans, I thought Yogi Berra might … Continue reading

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The Best of Inventions

When you think of Inventors, who comes to mind? Ben Franklin and bifocals? Thomas Edison and the light bulb? The Wright Brothers and the airplane? Steve Jobs and iStuff? How about Les Paul and electric guitar stuff? Or Hedy Lamarr, … Continue reading

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Good Deeds, Part 2

  Emma Watson’s Good Deed: Putting books in the NYC subway to be found and enjoyed.   As I mentioned last time, the “Metropolitan Diary” has been a place for New Yorkers to share their important moments with the New … Continue reading

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Good Deeds

A Good Deed in NYC Since 1976, the “Metropolitan Diary” column has been a place for New Yorkers to share their perhaps unusual, but important, moments with the New York Times and its readers. Here are 4 letters submitted to, … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

Four months ago, when I began this blog, I intended it to be “interesting, fun, and perhaps, a little intriguing.” But lately my wife and I are having increasing difficulty keeping a world event from overwhelming us. The war in … Continue reading

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