Video Killed the Radio Star

On Saturday, August 1, 1981, at 12:01 AM Eastern Time, MTV launched with the words “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll,” spoken by John Lack and played over footage of the first Space Shuttle launch countdown of Columbia (which took place earlier that year) and of the launch of Apollo 11. Music television, when new, was […]

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How do you measure success?

I pulled up to the drive-through window at MacDonald’s, credit card in hand. My internal “eating healthy” dialogue had been compromised. Salad might be a healthy choice, but not when covered in fried chicken and ranch dressing. Much to my surprise, the nice young woman at the register informed me that my bill had already […]

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The Power of Positive Thinking

Winston Churchill once said, “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.”┬áBrother Churchill and his American counterpart, Brother Franklin Delano Roosevelt, both understood the power of positive thinking and used it to lead the Allies to victory in World War II. The focus of this summer’s lessons will be to […]

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