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Compassion

This week I have been looking at the many aspects of compassion. Merriam-Webster gives the definition as: “a feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc. A sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a … Continue reading

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“Back In The Saddle Again”

I’ve been singing that song a lot to myself lately.  Not the Aerosmith version :)!  The good ol’ Gene Autry version released in 1939.  Of course, like most of us with even a slight, working knowledge of this tune, I … Continue reading

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To TEACH

As I begin training yet another class of new hires for our company, I have been looking back at the teaching and “being- taught” experiences that I have had in this life. I have begun to ask myself, what does … Continue reading

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For Me, The Key To Happiness is…Gratitude

As I awoke to this glorious sunrise over the ocean my heart swelled with thanksgiving as it does each morning at sunrise. As the day gets going, however, sometimes I’m going at such a high speed that my grateful heart … Continue reading

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How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?…

…Practice, practice, practice! Whenever I heard that old joke, I would give a rueful chuckle since as a musician I practiced for hour upon hour! Not only musicians but also athletes, dancers, artists in all fields, even doctors (as in … Continue reading

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Gratitude to My Navajo Family

I had posted this photo as part of  a life event on my Facebook timeline.  From the left you will see Ferlin Clark, Damon Clark, Gwendolyn Clark and Ruby Damon (Gwen’s mom and great granddaughter of the powerful Navajo chief, Chief … Continue reading

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La Vida Puo Cambiare In Un Istante (Life can change in half a second)

Two things today emphasized the fragility of our Present. The colleague with brain cancer passed away this morning.  A year and a half ago she was vibrant, had a job she enjoyed, wrote beautiful short stories, had a  boyfriend she … Continue reading

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“Make You The World A Bit Better Or More Beautiful Because You Have Lived In It”

This summer I visited the Bok Tower Gardens twice. It is in the Lake Wales area of Central Florida. It is a secret and magnificent gem. The gardens are breathtaking. The history of Edward Bok, his life, the planning for … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying?

Short answer.  It doesn’t happen.  I was thinking about our Director of Operations today as I train yet another class of new hires.  Five years ago he sat in my class,  a husband, father of three and a success in … Continue reading

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Preservation of Our Beaches, By Christine Hendler

Christine Hendler relishes any opportunity to connect with the sea. As such, she supports efforts to protect the oceans and the wildlife that inhabit it. The following tips represent a number of ways that you can contribute to a cleaner, … Continue reading

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