Trust, Loyalty and Persistence

Trust, Loyalty and Persistence

When I first heard the story of Hachiko several years ago I knew it should be shared with others.  Last year, as we planned a trip with our family to Tokyo, Japan we bought a book about Hachiko for each of our grandchildren and encouraged them to learn about Hachiko...
World Peace and Human Betterment

World Peace and Human Betterment

I had the privilege of attending the 1953 Inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  As I six year-old I was impressed with the ceremony and parade even as I remember the extremely cold weather. As a result President Eisenhower holds a particular place in my...
A Life Well-Hinged

A Life Well-Hinged

Most of us have seen youngsters playing with a colorful plastic dome that begins and ends in a relatively small size and expands to a much larger size.  This is a Hoberman sphere: an isokinetic structure patented by Chuck Hoberman that is capable of folding down to...