Monthly Archives: July 2010

“Don’t Be Trustin’ Those Irish Doctors”

(Sheep along the Ring of Kerry, Ireland) When my kids were 15 and 5, I took them to Ireland and Paris. I combined the two because I thought: “They’ll be bored out of their minds with merely pastoral; I better … Continue reading

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“Six Degrees of Separation” Pared Down to Two

(All that’s left of the bridge that spanned the river to Oresman Bros.) “We’re ALL Closer Than We Think” Another term for it is the Small World Theory. It rests on the premise that if one were to send a package to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Fear (Inspired by a Reader’s Comment)

It always makes the top 10 and it always tops fear of dying, by a wide swath.  So, what is it about public speaking that unnerves so many?  I have my theories, but frankly, they never matter when I’m in the … Continue reading

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