Monthly Archives: November 2010

#27 Take a Good Look, America. Take a Good Look, World

While enjoying dinner with a few colleagues at the Iron Cactus in Austin, Texas one of my friends blurted out, “There’s a cat on a dog! And there is a rat on the cat!”  My immediate thought—no more margaritas for … Continue reading

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#26 Free Hugs and Thank Yous

A song video and a magazine column inspired this post. This past week I shared a moving video with my students.  Passed on to me by a colleague, “Free Hugs” , is a wonderfully touching montage of young people smiling and offering … Continue reading

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#25 Know Your Boundaries–Know Your Limits

A few weeks ago, my wife left a book on my desk. On the cover was a sticky note that said “Excellent!” The book: The Anger Solution: The Proven Method for Achieving Calm and Developing Healthy, Long-Lasting Relationships (John Lee, … Continue reading

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#24 Words for Reflection

This past week I spent a considerable amount of time in airports and on planes. In between navigating TSA checkpoints, checking in with ticket agents, waiting in lines to board planes, looking for luggage in the baggage claim areas, eating … Continue reading

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