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Patience and “Not-Patience”: Leadership Choices

My mother was a classy and wise woman and in many ways, thoroughly modern.  Not only was she a beauty queen in college, a high school music and English teacher, an accomplished pianist and organist, leader of the church choir, loved … Continue reading

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Patience is . . .

My mother was a classy and wise woman and in many ways, thoroughly modern.  Not only was she a beauty queen in college, a high school music and English teacher, an accomplished pianist and organist, leader of the church choir, loved … Continue reading

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My Daughter, the 13-year-old poet . . .

Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Watching the Olympics from the other side of 60 years old I can’t help but be impressed by the commitment and talent … Continue reading

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Memory, Sweet But Fragile Memory

And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as silently steal away. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Done My mother was an amazing person and … Continue reading

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