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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Along the Calf-Paths of the Mind

“The Calf-Path” is a poem by Sam Walter Foss; 1858–1911, about how a wandering calf path became a village street and eventually a crowded thoroughfare, its route followed unquestioned for centuries even tho it “traveled three miles in one”. The poem goes on to speak of how “men are prone to go it blind along […]

Micawber’s Principle

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds & six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditures twenty pounds ought & six, result misery.” — David Copperfield’s Wilkins Micawber Micawber’s Principle is about more than mere thrift. It is about living a focused life, a life on purpose, a life with a plan and […]

Choose the Smile

David Murdock is Dole Pineapple’s CEO. And he is 90 years young. A 2010 Wall Street Journal picture shows him with a full-face smile, a true smile that includes sparkling eyes. Murdock, who visualizes living to be 125, follows a strict exercise and nutrition program. Some might say Murdock is smiling because he is a […]

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