Monthly Archives: February 2011

For All the Tea in China – one lump or two?

I never learned to like coffee.  While in college, friends predicted I’d drink it to stay alert to study.  Didn’t happen.  Once I entered the workforce, I was told I’d start drinking it to stay awake during boring meetings.  That … Continue reading

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The Illustrious Dead – the little things can kill you

Take an army – a “Grande Armee” – of 600,000 men, battle hardened, used to winning, led by experienced and brilliant military geniuses and invade a country in turmoil with inferior military assets.  Isn’t the outcome a foregone conclusion?  I … Continue reading

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