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Archive for March, 2012

Winning the Big One

Former LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman once did a video called “Winning the Big One.” In it, Bertman spoke of the daily, constant, relentless effort to improve. I’m not sure if Yankees Manager Joe Girardi has seen the video, but his drive to improve has brought a motivational gem to the clubhouse. As related in […]

Inventing the Telephone

Today is the birthday of Alexander Graham Bell. He never set out to invent the telephone. His mom and wife were deaf, so Bell was more concerned with devices that could help those who were hearing-impaired. The result was the telephone, a device that changed the world in ways that neither he nor those around […]

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

“Think left, think right and think low and think high oh the things you can think if only you try.” The quotes comes from Dr. Seuss, was born on this date in 1904. Dr. Seuss, whose real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel, has entertained generations of children (and adults) with nonsense rhymes that actually make […]