Monthly Archive: August, 2013

The Young Man, Lost

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I am in a cave struggling toward a spot of light. It’s impossible to go any other way, even though I don’t know what what’s there at the end — probably no end… Continue reading

Quick Skip #5: Take Jack London’s Surfing Attitude

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From Jack London’s “A Royal Sport: Surfing At Waikiki Beach” published in 1907: I shall never forget the first big wave I caught out there in the deep water. I saw it coming,… Continue reading

Power and Grace in the Fist and the Rod

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We had a fight break out in the broom factory this week. A couple of men lost their tempers and became bullyboys. I fired them immediately. I went home that night frustrated. I… Continue reading

Time to Run a Diagnostic

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Every broom we make here at the factory gets a special tag put on it.  Made out of laminated card-stock and tied to the broom with old-fashioned hemp twine is a tag that… Continue reading