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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The boat for Robben Island leaves at 11am.  It’s cloudy, cool with a good chance of rain today.  I wheel down to the waterfront and make an impulsive decision to stop at the K-Way outdoor apparel store on my way to… 1,148 more words

Liberation from Fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. 

Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. 

It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.  146 more words

The Hall Of Great Souls

"...What He Said!"

I’m in the midst of doing my annual clean my office purge to start the new school year and one of the wonderful things about being a professor is that students, colleagues, and friends often come “bearing gifts.” Many of my students from Asian countries celebrate “Teachers Day” by bringing a small token (not a bad idea US students!) of appreciation. 458 more words

Scorin' like a bandit 'til the bubble burst - Suddenly it got to be September First.

Today is August 31st. Today is my last day of freedom. The image of that movie “Endless Summer” kept lingering in my mind’s eye all of August. 228 more words


Nelson Mandela from a notebook, date unknown

“We pass through this world but once and opportunities you miss will never be available to you again.” ~ Nelson Mandela from a notebook, date unknown… 9 more words


Wichita African Union celebrates its culture and Nelson Mandela

WICHITA, Kansas – On Saturday night, music filled the air as the Wichita African Union gathered at Beech Activity Center for a night of world celebration. 115 more words