The Philadelphia Eagles, let me adjust that, the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles, are on the brink of starting a new season. What is the yin and yang of professional football is that each season is truly new. You don’t necessarily have all the same players as circumstances evolve, and you go into the year with all the energy that
Education is the solution to every problem. Simply put, we believe that every problem facing us as a society, as an individual, and as a culture, can be solved with education. Knowledge is power, and education is the access to knowledge.
Over the last few editions of this blog, of which I promise to be more attentive in the future, I have talked about “community.” Often I joke about the fact that in Salem County there are not six degrees of separation, only two; and we are just “one big small town.” The connectivity of the county is remarkable. What is even mor
We often look at January as a bleak month. Some refer to February as the “longest month” when the calendar contradicts their perception. Winter is about grey doldrums. No one references a beautiful January morning, or a majestic February sunset. Once the luster of Christmas and New Year’s have worn off, we go into a
The holidays always bring out the generosity in us. When you go by the Salvation Army kettle and hear that bell, you immediately look to contribute your loose change for the benefit of the needy. When we learn of a destitute family, the response is overwhelming. For that spell just before Thanksgiving and just beyond Christmas,
There is an urban (or collegiate) legend about the philosophy professor who came into the classroom for the final exam, passed out the blue books (you can tell my age), wrote on the board, “Why?” and left the room without a word. Students who used only one page of the blue book with the response, “Why not?” received A’s. The rest wer