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January 2010

Mentors

I’ve learned a lot of things from my mentors. When I was four, my grandfather let me help him with his garden. I got to dig with a spade. And, as a side benefit of learning to dig, I learned that you could use certain types of claw hammers as picks, to loosen dirt. Then you can dig out the dirt with a table spoon. I learned to love excavation. Now, I can’t hammer a nail or replace the guts of a toilet to this day. But I can dig. A few years later, I learned from my dad important…

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Thank you, Uncle Ducky!

Word reached me over the Christmas holidays that my Uncle Ducky was frustrated at my infrequent blog posts. Isn’t that just the way it goes. You post and post and post. And you don’t think anyone notices. Then, you get distracted for a few weeks, and you start to hear about all the people who read and appreciate your posts. That is generally gratifying. But in this case, it is especially so. You see, Uncle Ducky is a very accomplished journalist and PR guy. Used to be press spokesman for a governor of a certain state, which I will not…

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