Mountain Man

Mountain Man

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t- you’re right.”  -Henry Ford The STORY In 1959, Falguni Devi fell from a narrow pathway while carrying lunch to her husband, Dashrath Manjhi. At the time, the steep pathway up and over the mountain was the only way to get...
Zero Degrees

Zero Degrees

“Persistence is to the character of [a person] as carbon is to steel”  -Napoleon Hill The STORY Take a cup of water with ice and apply constant heat input. If you pay attention, you’ll notice something very interesting. Even though you continue to add energy, as long...
Click-it or Ticket

Click-it or Ticket

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin The STORY When I was little, our family had one of those classic ‘lumbering’ family cars. I think it was a 55 Chevy. I say ‘lumbering’ because of how I could slide across the wide vinyl back seat...
It starts with one…

It starts with one…

“I have spent many days stringing and unstringing my instrument while the song I came to sing remains unsung.” – Rabindranath Tagore The STORY Many consider it to be the best work of one of the world’s greatest composers. During its premier in Vienna in 1824,...
Best Super Bowl EVER

Best Super Bowl EVER

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson The STORY When Atlanta scored another touchdown, increasing their lead 28-3 midway through the third quarter, I rose from my chair. “Well,” I said...
Your Ulysses Pact

Your Ulysses Pact

“I can resist everything except temptation.” -Oscar Wilde The STORY Forewarned by Circe, Ulysses (also known as Odysseus) devised a plan that would enable he and his crew to sail onward without succumbing to the Sirens’ seductive song. He plugged his men’s ears with...