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Are you made of sugar candy?

I love history! I love stories about people. I am intrigued by the human experience—the triumph, defeat, victory, loss, difficulty, overcoming. The human experience has it all. And that’s why I enjoy history so much; the human story (if told truthfully) contains all of these elements and more. There are so many lessons to be […]

Do you want to explore London?

“I shall begin, I said resolutely, to explore London…tomorrow.” This could be the story of my life. And the stories of the lives of many other people: A strong determination and resolution to accomplish something a task. Then putting it off until tomorrow. Often, tomorrow never comes. I don’t mean that literally. In my lifetime, […]

Serious inspiration from a funny guy: Lessons from Robin Williams

This week, an iconic actor and comedian died. Robin Williams was a role model and inspiration for many people. I have been inspired by many people and events throughout my life. Some were uplifting and joyful. Others were difficult or demanding. Still, I found inspiration in many of these events and from many different people. […]