Use the mistakes of the past to open the doors of the future

Since the beginning of time man has found it difficult to learn from his mistakes. Two thousand years ago, Cicero stated, “To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.” Our instinct is to justify ourselves, to cover...

Connect the Dots

I’m a puzzle aficionado. Always have been; always will be. Connect-the-dot puzzles were one of my favorites when I was young. I could guess the simpler shapes before I even put pencil to paper, but the older I got, the...

Smooth Waters Ahead

A while back, the spouse and I headed to Galveston for a last-minute getaway. Normally we stay on the Gulf coast with its seawall and beaches, but for a change of scenery, we decided to try the other side of...