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Elvis Presley

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Impossible Rejection

The incredible story of why there’s a Magic Kingdom today. That story can be the reason you can do the impossible. When Walt Disney tried to place his original Disneyland, he was turned down. Instead of getting discouraged, he just went elsewhere.

Hidden Treasures

Today my father and I drove through the neighborhood where he grew up. It reminded me of a story about his baseball cards. He had what nowadays would amount to a priceless collection, the product of growing up in an era of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, lefty Grove and other stars. As the youngest of […]

The Opinions of Others

Groundhog Day fascinates me. Not the movie, but the fable of what a groundhog can tell us about the weather. No one I know uses the prediction of Punxsutawney Phil to decide how much salt to buy for the driveway or when to buy spring clothes. But lots of people live their lives according to […]

Lessons from Elvis

Elvis Presley would have been 75 years old today. His life contains lessons for everyone. For instance, when he was 11 years old, he wanted a bicycle. But his family couldn’t afford one. His mom talked him into accepting a guitar instead. Within a couple of years, he was singing and playing the guitar at […]