Monthly Archives: April 2011

#48 Remembering Dezmond Waters

On Friday, April 15, 2011, Atlantic Beach, Florida lost its number one ambassador.  Dezmond Waters, in what he said and did, reminded us of the need to appreciate what we have. We live in a time when so many people seem … Continue reading

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#47 Passion, Talent, Money

Have you ever been involved in a project that had spurts and sputters along the way? One marked by flurries of creativity mixed with periods of inactivity. One that was at once exhilarating and maddening.  And have you ever had to … Continue reading

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#46 Little Pleasures and Great Treasures

Recently, as I readied myself for a program in another state–and yet one more trek through airports and all that means nowadays–I found myself concentrating on the downside of my travels. The hotels, the airport lines, airport food, flight delays, … Continue reading

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#45 Mickey Mantle, Jamaica, and a Leisurely Read

In my line of work, I am always reading. Whether preparing for a presentation, finding new material for my students, or researching for a writing project. I review various books, magazines, blogs, and web articles most every day. This is … Continue reading

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