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  • Hamilton, the Phenomenon

    Posted on October 22, 2018 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    “How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten Spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor Grow up to be a hero and a scholar?” So opens Hamilton, the musical playing at the Boston Opera House. I am not a theater critic but […]

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  • Remembering the 1978 nightmare of Bucky Dent

    Posted on October 8, 2018 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    Some of you are asking, “Bucky who?” The more senior members of Red Sox Nation know exactly who I am talking about. You may better remember him as Bucky Effin’ Dent. Here is his 15 minutes of fame story that turned into 40 years of nightmare for Sox fans. On Oct. 2, 1978, the Red […]

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  • You Gotta Have Arts

    Posted on September 9, 2018 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    “Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” George Bernard Shaw In 1858 Oliver Wendell Holmes referred to Boston as the “Hub of the Universe”. He implied that Boston was the center of everything commercial and intellectual at that time. Fast forward 160 years and Boston is a world class city in […]

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  • The Promise of Lady Liberty

    Posted on February 2, 2018 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    Imagine it is the early 20th century and you are onboard a ship with a one way ticket from a distant shore to the United States. It has been a long a difficult voyage during which many have not survived. You and your family left your homeland in search of a new life with all […]

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  • Suggested New Year’s Resolutions

    Posted on January 4, 2018 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    It’s time to reflect back on 2017 and look forward to 2018. For most of us, time seems to pass more quickly. Is it our fast paced lives, or are we just getting older? It is probably a combination of the two. 2017 was quite a year (but I said that last year). Of course […]

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  • Dear Santa

    Posted on December 18, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    It has been many decades since I last wrote to you. Sorry. I wanted to thank you for that train set you left me in 1957. I wasn’t so crazy about that shirt and corduroy pants you delivered the following year. My mom said that you wanted to make sure I looked good when I […]

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  • Will they know it is Thanksgiving?

    Posted on November 19, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    For many, Thanksgiving is the most special holiday of the year. Sure, it is about high school football and overindulging in turkey, stuffing and pies. It is also an opportunity to express gratitude and acknowledge those people who enrich our lives. Thanksgiving Day is the time when American families gather together. For most of us, […]

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  • Are you limited by your fears?

    Posted on July 17, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

      We all have fears. I’m not talking about the fear of snakes or spiders. I’m referring to the fears we have about ourselves and our interactions with others. Many of us tend to keep our fears private. We believe that exposing our fears makes us vulnerable and that vulnerability is a sign of weakness. […]

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  • Are you strong enough to be vulnerable?

    Posted on July 17, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    We are all vulnerable, but most of us don’t like to show or admit it. We equate vulnerability with weakness, and we don’t want to appear weak. In fact, we put a lot of energy into not appearing weak, and we say and do things to try and convince others that we are strong even […]

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  • Are you a habitual evaluator?

    Posted on July 17, 2017 by newglenn in Uncategorized.

    The other day four friends were walking in a park enjoying the beautiful weather. Natalia commented:            Look at the blue sky with the beautiful clouds. Isn’t it wonderful? Stephen said:            I prefer a clear sky. The clouds are distracting. Henry said:            I think the clouds look threatening. It looks like it’s going […]

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