Dancing with Recession

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We’ve been hearing a lot about the recession lately. This reminded me of a conversation I had a few years ago with a property developer. Sam’s company purchased land all over the country – usually close to college campuses. They built and managed apartment houses, selling them after a few years.

What’s Extinct in Your Company

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One of the most innovative scientific ideas today is reviving extinct species: the mammoth, the laughing owl, and the carrier pigeon. In all, thousands of species have gone extinct in the last 100 years.


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On February 24th, Russia invaded Ukraine. In the seven weeks that have passed, we have witnessed a modern country being reduced to rubble. We have seen women and children flee.

My Opinion – Your Opinion

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While standing in line at a conference, I listened to the conversations around me. What I heard made me wonder about our evolving world. People seemed to either totally agree on a topic or totally disagree. There was little in the way of discussion or an exchange of ideas – only “yes or no”, “right or wrong”, and “crap or

Are you Missing Obvious Clues?

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It shouldn’t be hard to determine what killed him…. Not with that unusual knife sticking out of his chest. My new car came with SiriusXM Radio. Flipping through the channels I found old radio shows; The Avenger, Sherlock Holmes, and Fibber McGee & Molly. I grew up with television, but I remember my grandparents talking about how they enjoyed listening to these after the