Two Ears, Two Eyes


The Greek philosopher Epictetus (55-135 AD) famously said, “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” His perspective has been repeated often. It’s become a familiar refrain to the point of cliché. His wisdom was as valuable then as it is today. Even so, I … [Read more…]

Tulsa World Restaurant Review

Cory Young-Tulsa World

We greatly enjoyed our chance encounter with Tulsa World restaurant critic Scott Cherry and the other patrons at Millicent Brasserie in Broken Arrow, OK. Please read Mr. Cherry’s full review of this interesting culinary experience. Photo credit: Cory Young. Copyright: Tulsa World.

When 1 Thousand Equals 152 Million

This is the second in a series of posts debating the merits and pitfalls of blogging. The focus here is on the point/counterpoint that anyone can create a blog versus anyone can create a blog. My friend Dr. Tim once suggested that instead of assessing professors on their number of published research projects, books, book … [Read more…]



I see people, especially young people, increasingly say and do things where I am surprised at their choices. Perhaps they don’t know any better, perhaps it is a short lapse in judgment.  Whatever the case, I would like to use their example to help them and those around them. Below is a message I received … [Read more…]

15 Reasons to Start (or Not Start) Blogging

History will remember, or not remember, July 15, 2015 for many things. This is Prime Day, an event Amazon created and suggests will be bigger than Black Friday. ESPN will continue to receive support and admonishment for awarding Caitlyn Jenner, the Olympic decathlete formerly known as Bruce, the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at its annual ESPYS Awards show. Some people … [Read more…]