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Art derives its power not by being timely but by being timeless, for timelessness outlasts division.
   —  David Von Drehle
From his article / opinion piece: “Movie Stars and the Perils of the Podium
In:  Time Magazine
23 January 2017
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On This Day In:
2016 Said The Man Who Trained To Fight For A Living
2015 Tripping On Treasure
2014 The Flower Of Light
2013 Eye Catching
2012 The Holstee Manifesto
2011 Three Crooners For The Shower
The Soldier’s Faith
Vacation, Books And Lots Of Movies

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It is not to be imagined in how many ways vanity defeats its own purpose.
   —  Lord Chesterfield
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On This Day In:
2016 Speaking Of Which
2015 Complexity Has A Strict Architecture
2014 Just Support
2013 Wandering Free
2012 Contribute = Paying Taxes
2011 How Will You Be Judged?

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Nothing makes us so sleepy as the bell of our alarm clock.
     —  William Feather
[Marking time – birthdays, anniversaries, and alarm clocks…  For any of you who haven’t guessed, and I suspect (given the title) most of you have – today marks the 8th anniversary of my blog!  Thanks for stopping by.  Come again soon…  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2016 Happy 7th Anniversary
2015 Happy 6th Anniversary
2014 Happy 5th Anniversary
2013 I Resemble That Remark!
2012 Happy 3rd Anniversary
2011 Is America Safe Tonight?
2009 Hello world! (See how it all began…)

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From my own research with exceptional cancer survivors, I know that profound psychological change is possible, especially when the patient is confronted with a life-threatening illness.  As one survivor in my sample said, “It was either change or die.  I learn quickly with that kind of stimuli.
   —  Paul C. Roud, Ed. D
University of Massachusetts – Amherst
From a letter to Time Magazine responding to an article about the effect of attitude on surviving illnesses.
[The article was publish in the mid-1980’s.  Unfortunately, I didn’t record specific attribution data in my journal back then.  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2016 Dave’s Not Here, Man
2015 Blink
2014 The Struggle To Educate America Continues…
2013 On Elections
2012 Warm Smiles
Pick Your Poison
2011 Straight Shooters

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In the sphere of material things, giving means being rich.  Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
   —  Erich Fromm
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On This Day In:
2016 Sounds Like Class
2015 Inert Ideas
2014 Worth Anything?
2013 Bruises Before Bed (Or Why You Didn’t Answer)
Revealed Riches
2012 Extra Gears
2011 Say What?
2010 Hello Frogs…

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The foundation of wealth is the first decision well made.
  —  John Pierpont (J. P.) Morgan
It is very much easier for a rich man to invest and grow richer than for the poor man to begin investing at all.
   —  Barbara Ward
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On This Day In:
2016 Never Had It, Never Will (Donald Trump)
2015 20/20
2014 All Of My Best Ideas Come While Walking…
2013 Learn To Learn
2012 I Remind You
2011 Respect And Prestige
2010 Living Legends (Willie Nelson) and the Gettysburg Address

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The greatest wealth you can ever get will be in yourself.
   —  Horace Bushnell
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On This Day In:
2016 Soaring
2015 Gone To The Library…
2014 Choose To Lead
2013 Not Sent Yet
2012 Wall-Crawler Reboot
Learning To Count
On Worshiping God
2011 Emancipated Differences
2010 A Little More Technology, Please…

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