Monthly Archives: July 2011

As I Look Back

Is there anything as difficult as making up your mind when faced with a crisis? Arthur Miller wrote: “A character is defined by the kinds of challenges he cannot walk away from. And by those he has walked away from … Continue reading

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Career or Job?

Shirley Conran wrote: “The difference between a career and a job is that a job gets you nowhere. If you plan a career, then a job should be a step towards a definite goal – when you accept a job … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Miracles

Do you believe in miracles and fairy tales? A miracle according to Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary is a wonder, an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs: an extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, accomplishment. A fairy is … Continue reading

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A Fine Dark Place

We all at one point in our lives have read books, some more than others. There has always been a story we have been interested in, a character we have liked or even hated and have been unable to forget, … Continue reading

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Memory Has You

Hemingway once said that “war makes great material for writing.” True. Think of all these great books: A Farewell To Arms, The Sun Also Rises, Platoon, War and Peace, to name only a few. The first time I read some … Continue reading

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It’s Bad Enough

Have you ever woken up early one morning at dawn and quite unexpectedly noticed the twilight? Or some other day quite unexpectedly you saw a sunset, a starry sky, a scenery or the horizon, so beautiful, so exquisite that a … Continue reading

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Prejudice!

Albert Einstein wrote: “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18.” According to The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary: A) Prejudice is an opinion, like or dislike, formed before one has adequate knowledge. B) Opinion is judgment not … Continue reading

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