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Managing the Potholes of Life

June 10th, 2014 2 comments

Last week when my wife and I were in the car, I was zigzagging down the road, having difficulty dodging all the potholes left over from winter, not yet repaired.  It was impossible to miss all of them, jarring the car each time we hit one.  My wife commented, “This is like trying to dodge the potholes of life.  You just can’t miss them all no matter how hard you try.”


How right she was!  Life has many potholes, and when you hit them, you are jarred, the wheels of life are knocked out of line, and sometimes your tires blowout and you have to come to a complete stop.  Of course, I am speaking metaphorically.  But you know what I mean by the potholes of life, and unless you are a very unusual person, you have experienced many of them yourself. 


Just how does one cope with the potholes of life?  Read more…

Questions I would Ask at Graduation

June 1st, 2014 1 comment


As the school year ends for all levels of education, I want to put forward one final quiz especially for our high school and college students to answer.  If you do not know the answer to a question, just move quickly to the next one. 


1. Name the last three recipients of the Noble Prize in Literature.

2. Name the last three persons to be the General Secretary of the United Nations.

3. Name the three wealthiest individuals in the world.

4. Name the last three winners of the Academy Award for Best Actor.

5. Name the last three Heisman Trophy winners.  


Now try these.  Read more…