Where are you in your search for your Lost City of Gold?

Missing: Eldorado, a lost city of gold (or so a long-standing rumor says). With the holiday season unfolding, employee evaluations in full swing and the time to check the box on 2016’s goals roaring past, the promise of 2017’s riches (golden and otherwise), are almost within reach. As I ponder what to set as my next accomplishments, I couldn’t help but re-read Edgar Allan Poe’s…

Who Doesn’t Love Pie?

You never know what will inspire your next idea. To that end, I recommend people read different news feeds, tune into different radio stations and podcasts, and explore a variety of websites. After the morning chores, I sat down for a few minutes, turned on the television, and resisted the urge to take a nap. A show on RFDTV called Noble Outfitters was highlighting Karen…

Post election euphoria, blues, or exhaustion?

It’s the morning after the election. Is anyone else tired? We all know “To sleep per chance to dream.” But Friedrich Nietzsche mused, “No small art is it to sleep; it is necessary to keep awake all day for that purpose.” As for the election, let’s take a deep breath and relax for just one moment. Perhaps Albert Einstein was right, “Politics is far more…

Happy 241st Birthday, USMC!

November 10 marks USMC’s 241ths birthday. Celebrate the reunion theme while watching the Marine’s YouTube video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOSuslaKKHY 241 is both a prime number and a lucky number (See: https://oeis.org/A031157 ). This year may all Marines experience good luck and good health. Hold each Marine prime in your thoughts and prayers. In order to help celebrate the birthday of the United States Marine Corps, I decided…