Monthly Archives: October 2017

Arizona Fall League Story Lines

What a pleasant surprise it was to see in the AFL Game Notes that Mickey Jannis is back in the hunt, starting for the Scorpions tonight in their game against the Javelinas!  I blogged about Mickey’s improbable appearance in the … Continue reading

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A Crucial Condition of Happiness

The other day I blogged about The Happiness Prayer and today I’ll continue the theme by citing another pithy book I packed for the flight to Arizona: Midlife – a Philosophical Guide.  Its author, Kieran Setiya, is a professor of … Continue reading

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The Happiness Prayer

Rabbi Evan Moffic, a graduate of Stanford University, and leader of Congregation Solel in Highland Park, Illinois, brings ancient wisdom to life in what he dubs “The Happiness Prayer”.  It may not displace The Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Neibuhr in … Continue reading

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Musin’ on Smoky Mountains

We’re spending a few days with good friends in a region I haven’t hung out in before – the Smoky Mountain ranges of North Carolina, nestled in the town of Cashiers (pronounced “Cashers”).  Chalet Draisin is a beautiful setting this … Continue reading

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“Don’t Take Courses, Take Professors”

It comes at the 49 minute mark of the video, where professional author and speaker Gregg Levoy remarks: “My father’s advice when I headed off to college was don’t take courses, take professors.  Isn’t that interesting?  Take professors.” I literally … Continue reading

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