Tag Archives: Inspirational

Who Was Mario "Motts" Tonelli?

I didn’t know who Mario “Motts” Tonelli was before this past weekend. Then I visited the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame [NIASHF] in Chicago. The cost of admission is very reasonable, but if this world had any logic, they … Continue reading

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Who is Francis Collins?

If you don’t know who Francis Collins is, a better question would be why don’t you? He was recently nominated to the position of Director of the National Institutes of Health by President Obama. On occasion [sarcasm intended], I have … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

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Benjamin Franklin – Not All Change Is Progress

Benjamin Franklin’s inscription on the tombstone of his parents. Josiah Franklin and Abiah his wife, lie here interred. They lived lovingly together in wedlock fifty-five years; and without an estate or any careful employment; by constant labor and honest industry, … Continue reading

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John Wooden’s Pyramid on Leadership

Please click on image above to enlarge or print. Click here to see John Wooden’s web site.

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Have you Heard of Harold Bernstein?

Probably not. But we’ve probably heard of Amy Winehouse or Pacman Jones. What are we going to do about this? For my part…. I read about an inspirational man named Harold Bernstein a few weeks ago. I’m embarrassed to say … Continue reading

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September 13, 1961– Personal Freedom Day

Click on image to enlarge Thank you USA Gracias Ela y Adolfo Below, a camera captures my first glimpse ofRonald Wilson Reagan

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Tim Russert, Catholic – RIP

… what they know, you can learn. What you know, they’ll never understand. That quote perfectly captures the advantage I’ve always felt coming a lower-middle class background. Whenever someone passes unexpectedly, my thoughts run reflexively to my own mortality and … Continue reading

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