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Speaking on intelligence
Are you intelligent? Chances are how you answer this question is significantly influenced by cultural prejudice. In our highly technological society we tend to narrowly define intelligence as the a...
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Proof of alien life?
After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, New York scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone netwo...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library Corner: FOLA’s fall luncheon to be Oct. 6
The Friends of the Library Association’s fall luncheon, with guest speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore, will be held on Oct. 6 at the Cleveland Country Club. Merchants Alley will again interest shoppers at...
Sep 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on ... discipline — correction
I’ll never forget walking on the beach with a young man of 16. He constantly found himself in a world of trouble. Even with his problem behavior, I sensed that he was basically a good kid. Trying t...
Sep 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Is Alzheimer’s grounds for divorce?
The Associated Press reported, “Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson told his ‘700 Club’ viewers that divorcing a spouse with Alzheimer’s is justifiable because the disease is ‘a kind of death.’” Du...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library corner: Teddy Bear Picnic to be Saturday
Lasaters Coffee and Tea will open Sept. 20 in the library lobby. Come try out our new Café with a free coffee or tea on this special opening day. Other items will also be available for purchase. Th...
Sep 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: About unsupervised children
It was your average weeknight during the summer when a bunch of us neighborhood kids decided to tie a roll of kite string from one end of a street light to the end of a tree across the street. Any ...
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forgiveness overload
I need a breather … my facial twitch is getting worse. I need the liars to stop lying, the thieves to stop stealing, vicious gossips put in a year-long coma and blatant vulgarity drowned in a vat o...
Sep 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Why God allows wickedness
It is the question some say should never be asked, but must be answered: Why does God allow wickedness and suffering? Most believers in God will tell you He has an appointed time to end wickedness ...
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on giftedness
Because development of children in the early years of life is remarkable, many parents come to believe their child is gifted. Although all children are gifts, less than 3 percent of children are tr...
Sep 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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