Wisdom Wherever You Find It | No Exit

Wisdom Wherever You Find It | No Exit

I am afraid of poetry. I was never bitten by an iambic pentameter or terrorized by a sonnet. However, I am as bad at identifying good poetry as I am at filling out my brackets for March Madness. (This year I was out of teams before the Sweet Sixteen.)  So, I mostly...
Wisdom Wherever You Find It | Feed Your Head

Wisdom Wherever You Find It | Feed Your Head

Not everyone needs to go to college. I can make that statement now that my kids are finished and their tuition is paid off, but I would believe it if they were younger.  The old slogan is true: “To get a good job, get a good education.” But, if the purpose of an...
Wisdom Wherever You Find It: In Between

Wisdom Wherever You Find It: In Between

Many years ago, my wife gave me a copy of Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman.  I was captivated by the vignettes that Lightman imagined were dreamt by Einstein as he tried to understand the nature of time.  If you haven’t read it, get a copy. But I offer two...
Wisdom Wherever You Find It: Another Fine Mess

Wisdom Wherever You Find It: Another Fine Mess

The public library in Wilmette, Illinois, had a small collection of 8mm films available to borrow. Like every other middle-class family in the 1960s, we had a projector on which to watch the growing collection of home movies that featured silent figures waving at the...