Advice for the Newly Inducted

My parents and brother at my MBA graduation in May 2007

I wish I could get in a time machine and redo parts of my life. I loved college for the most part, but now working on a college campus, I feel like I could have done more and taken advantage of opportunities available only in college. Professionally, I know I could have done more when …

They’re writing songs of love, but not for me

But Not For Me

One more Valentine's Day in the books. It's not a big day for me. I am, after all, a cynical romantic. I am happy for all those who want to celebrate, and should, but it's just not for me. As George & Ira Gershwin told us: Old Man Sunshine, listen, you Never tell me dreams …

Born to Love

As humans, we consider ourselves among the most intelligent species on earth, capable of using our brains for far more than other creatures (so we like to think). Like many other species, we are capable of love, but we are also capable of hate. It makes me wonder if a Labrador retriever would hate a …

Cheap Seats: Defense saves Georgia Football’s Whatchamacallits

The flag made its way to midfield at Georgia Tech postgame.

The Georgia football team was once again propelled to victory thanks to the play of their shutdown defense. The defense saved our Watchamacallits! My seatmate for the game, Chris Haddock, predicted a score of 6-3, and he wasn’t far off. I trust his opinion. He is a doctor, after all. The defense was the MVP …