Category Archives: choice

Ready to Turn Around?

True story. A couple living in Georgia drives to Utah to visit family. While in Colorado they see a sign that says ‘Shortest route to Salt Lake City’ and they decide to follow the sign and take the road. The highway … Continue reading

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Fathers Still Matter

In the United States, 24 million children, one out of three, grow up in homes without their biological father.  One of the best ways to strengthen society is to keep fathers in the lives of their children.  When you diminish … Continue reading

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Hearsay: A Public Service Announcement

Hearsay In every town, in every street, In nearly every house, you meet A little imp, who wriggles in With half a sneer and half a grin, And climbs upon your rocking chair, Or creeps upon you anywhere; And when … Continue reading

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One day. But not today.

It has been 353 days since my last post. One day I will blog again. But not today.

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“The Official Sponsor of Birthdays”

The American Cancer Society has branded its self, in part, as “The Official Sponsor of Birthdays.”  Here at the National Home Office in Atlanta, Georgia we’ve known this was coming since December 2008 and many of us have anxiously awaited … Continue reading

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The Great Questions We Carry

Each year at Christmas my grandfather gives everyone in the family a small hand held puzzle. Often these puzzles are clear cubes containing metal balls and rings that must be aligned to complete a design. Most of the time I … Continue reading

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The Duty of Transparency

This morning I attended the annual all staff meeting at the American Cancer Society National Home Office in Atlanta, GA. Out of all the interesting information that was shared this morning Dr. Otis W. Brawley, our Chief Medical Officer, comments … Continue reading

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