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    Dr. Mehmet Oz

    “John is a formidable presence in the world who has a gift. He sees things that most of us miss, the sacred spaces that are hidden in the ordinary events of life and the lessons contained in those events that make life more vibrant and worth living.”

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    John Denver

    “I thank you from the bottom of my heart, your talk about The Human Family was the turning point of the symposium”

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December 6, 2017

The Wednesday Rant.

There are a dozen versions of “A Christmas Carol” that roll out this time of the year, for me the 1951 movie with Alastair Sim as Ebenezer Scrooge tops the list. I have a vivid memory of a winter long ago, snow cascading down outside the window, the tree is lit warmly and I am firmly attached to a chair in our living room watching Sim’s incredible performance in an episode of “Family Classics with Frazier Thomas” on WGN television… Read More →

December 2, 2017

Saturday Morning Memo.

  My dad was a “Trekkie” of the highest order. Never missed an episode, would often times use Spock’s “Mind Meld” on me in an attempt to infuse his thoughts into my brain, trying to get me to cut the grass and take out the trash on his schedule, not mine. While I appreciate the reruns all these years later, never really got into Kirk, Bones, Scotty and Spock like he did. But there was this one episode that hooked… Read More →

November 25, 2017

The Saturday Morning Memo.

The Art of War. Back in the last century, in the summer of 1974 I got my first paying job. Not sure how I ended up as a “porter” which is basically a toilet scrubber and mop up guy at Dunkin’ Donuts a couple miles from my home. As I recall when I started it was a $1.90 an hour and I racked up the hours whenever I could. I’d walk to the donut shop at 4:30am work for a… Read More →