Posted August 30, 2017 in Monthly News

What's Your Strategy?

Most of the time when we establish a strategy to do something, we don’t think of it as a “strategy.” Once established, a strategy becomes automatic, disappearing from consciousness and residing only in the “unconscious” part of our minds. Humans aren’t the only creatures that use strategies, of course. The basic strategy for everything that […]

Posted October 7, 2014 in Monthly News

Minor Surgery

The classic definition of “minor surgery” is surgery someone else is having. That being said, some surgeries are clearly more serious and extensive than others. A heart transplant, for example, is a lot more serious than surgery for a hernia, which is what I had. I am not sure how or when I developed the […]

Posted June 14, 2014 in Monthly News

Joel: July 2014

Adventures in Learning

I have always been interested in learning new things. As I reflect on my life, the desire for knowing more has been a constant theme. When I was young, I used a flashlight to read books under the covers. I was one of those kids who would take things apart to see […]