Keyword: Michael Alcorn
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I have long been an advocate of calculated risks, of daring greatly, and, in the words of John Maxwell, failing forward. Especially for young people, and people who are not responsible for others, sometimes the very best teacher is trying something … more
I love stories of Diems Carpe’d. That is too a real phrase. It’s the past imperfect conjugation of “Carpe Diem”. Or something like that. With some emphasis on imperfect. Sorry, Ms. Porter — that might be enough to send my old English … more
Sometimes, I really enjoy looking at things a little differently. Y’know, finding the weird evidence of something that doesn’t really jibe with the way everybody else looks at things. Let me give you an example. For a stretch of about 10 … more
I recently read an article about a thing called a "capsule wardrobe." A capsule wardrobe is, in short, the practice of populating your closet with many of the exact same outfit. That way, when you go … more
Let me just start this column by saying this is not the column I thought I was going to be writing this week. In fact, I even have a very nice little fluffy column half-written sitting on my … more
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." -Robert Louis Stevenson My wife and I recently went on vacation to Cancun, Mexico, and, let me … more
I recently read an article by David French in which he postulated that our country is headed for something akin to a divorce. And some of the numbers he cites are astonishing. In 1992, only about 30 percent of the country lived in a “landslide” … more
In a past life, I coached a couple seasons of high school baseball. And, if you don't know baseball, you might not understand that, in baseball, we count EVERYTHING. Real baseball guys know batting … more
In a past life, I coached a couple seasons of high school baseball. And, if you don’t know baseball, you might not understand that, in baseball, we count EVERYTHING. Real baseball guys know batting averages, walks, hits, strikeouts, sacrifice … more
A friend of mine recently gave me a copy of an interview that Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets gave a couple months ago, right after the end of the season. The takeaway line, and the reason my … more
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