Entries from March 2017

Encouraging Signs

March 27, 2017

“I learned most, not from those who taught me but from those who talked with me.” ~ St. Augustine Numerous recent studies have shown the benefits of learning a second language, such as building good multitasking skills, helping prevent dementia, strengthening memory, sharpening observation and improving decision making. Before you sigh, tell yourself you don’t […]

Art of Silence

March 12, 2017

“Nowadays, most men lead lives of noisy desperation.” ~ James Thurber The quote above is from a short story written by humorist James Thurber in 1956.  His statement was a play on the famous quote by Henry David Thoreau, “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” I can’t help but think how welcome […]