Sunday, April 17, 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

2 SOLID GOLD NUGGETS to get you going

#1:  There are 2 ways to fail:  1. Omission ... and 2. Commission.  Which one do you prefer?

#2:  When a large survey of seniors over the age of 65 asked what they would have done differently if they had their lives to live over again, the top 3 answers were:

1.  I would have left more [of a legacy] behind
2.  I would have stopped to smell the roses more [enjoy your wife and little ones]
3.  I would have taken that risk

Friday, April 1, 2011

The other, and much more frightening Recession

"The difference between right and wrong is fast receding. Awareness is being diluted, people are just saying 'such is life'. People are like this now."

- Denis Avey, a British WW2 POW, who used cigarettes to bribe prison camp guards in order to infiltrate Auschwitz, not once - but twice, and witness the conditions first-hand.  "My life depended on 50 cigarettes -- 25 in, 25 out."  His story has only recently gained attention and is the subject of the forthcoming nonfiction work, 'The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz'