Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ordeal by Hunger – a sad tale of whoa

Those who know a little about the ordeal of the Donner Party usually find the tale repulsive.  A group of pioneers struggling their way to California in 1846 became trapped by heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Truckee … Continue reading

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AWOL on the Appalachian Trail – being true to yourself

I’ve spent a few hours each week over the past four years in the university classroom teaching marketing to juniors and seniors.  Many of them are making steady progress toward earning a degree without really knowing what they want to … Continue reading

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