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Expand The Mind

“One of the secrets of youth is to remain curious.” This “secret” has been rattling around in my head for a long time. It has been my major “alibi” for going to the library every week and why I like … Continue reading

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Seeking Knowledge

I’ve sometimes wondered about mathematics and science teachers. They have acquired the knowledge and skills to do difficult things that have great commercial and practical value, yet they work as underpaid public school teachers. Yesterday, I thought about the algebra … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know

One of my school chums could never say, “I don’t know”. If one of my friends cornered him on a fabricated answer, he only became more defensive. Gary was actually a pretty intelligent guy. He went on to graduate school and … Continue reading

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Self Continuing Education

Have you noticed the little slogan at the top right-hand corner of this blog?  It’s not just a toss away phrase to fill up screen space.  I really do want to understand things, people, and life.  I enjoy sharing some … Continue reading

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Manifestation

The past couple of weeks the bare branches of trees and shrubbery have been filling out with foliage again.  I’ve been enjoying the new growth and greening unfolding this spring.  This time of the year brings out a sense of … Continue reading

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Curious (Review)

Mom sometimes complained that I asked too many questions. She often quoted the famous saying, “Curiosity killed the cat.”  One of my aunts told me that I was born under the astrological sign Leo, so I was a big cat … Continue reading

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Self-Improvement Day

The Charles Atlas advertisement appeared in nearly every comic book I owned. I wanted to send a dime to the company for their brochure, but my parents didn’t allow that. Even though I still came across his ads in “Boys Life” and other … Continue reading

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