Archive for the ‘Thoughts’ Category

Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day. The day set aside for love, chocolate and flowers. Valentine’s Day started to be associated with romance in the 18th century, and in the 19th century the Victorian age brought handwritten Valentine’s Day cards. Today it is an opportunity for stores to separate us from our hard earned dollars. While gifts (...)

Sochi 2014

Four years have passed and we have another Winter Olympics, Sochi 2014. Amid all the controversy, one thing is for sure, the athletes are pumped up and excited to compete. And really, isn’t this the point of the Olympics? As I watched the opening ceremonies for Sochi 2014, I was struck by their pride, the (...)

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