Tag Archives: David Atkins

Surprised by the Next New World

“The man who makes an appearance in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead. Be liked and you will never want.” Willy Loman – the salesman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman – … Continue reading

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Structural Impediments

Live and learn. Teaching was fine, but the pay was awful and teaching wasn’t the half of it. There was careful preparation and planning, which for English teachers involves far more than daily lesson plans. Novels and poems and plays … Continue reading

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Another Labored Day

So another Labor Day has come and gone, and summer has ended. Yeah, the autumnal equinox falls on September 22nd at 10:49 in the morning Eastern Time this year, and that’s the real end of summer – but don’t tell … Continue reading

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Sympathy for the Devil

If you’re a certain age – if you’re an old geezer – you remember there was, long ago, a band called the Rolling Stones. Yes, they’re sort of still around, but barely. In two more years Mick Jagger will be … Continue reading

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