Category Archives: Consider This!

Curiosity and Innovation

On this day in 1752, Benjamin Franklin flies a kite during a thunderstorm and collects a charge in a Leyden jar when the kite is struck by lightning, enabling him to demonstrate the electrical nature of lightning. Franklin became interested … Continue reading

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Social and Personal Milestones

On this day in 1977, Memorial Day weekend opens with an intergalactic bang as the first of George Lucas’ blockbuster Star Wars movies hits American theaters. The incredible success of Star Wars–it received seven Oscars, and earned $461 million in … Continue reading

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Michael Shear introductions to the Nashville Transit issue.

Many of you will understand how the Nashville Transit issue relates to my current project Workplace Hidden Opportunities. A quick look at the About Page will introduce that perspective. Shaping the Future of Insurance by Rudy De Waele provides a unique and … Continue reading

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Un Rompecabezas

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison One of the beautiful things about being in a foreign country and learning a new language is that you can’t avoid having the refraction of your … Continue reading

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Battle of Puebla and Cinco de Mayo

During the French-Mexican War (1861-1867), an outnumbered Mexican army defeats a powerful invading French force at the small town of Puebla de Los Angeles. The retreat of the French troops at the Battle of Puebla represented a great moral victory … Continue reading

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The Venice Dreamer in Morelia

Morelia is awakening in me things that laid dormant for way too long. The good news for all of us is that it’s all there awaiting its reawakening. Soul mates appear as if aspirations in physical form. The cascade has … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Charles M. Schulz Happy Valentine’s Day

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