Brian Denger's Blog – November 2010 Archive (2)

My heroes

How we choose a person as a hero is often related to individual interpretation or current societal trends. Many people today claim athletes or entertainers as heroes, while others choose political figures. In general, I don't agree that exploiting a talent for the entertainment of others or seeking public office and financial gain meets that standard. The days when we looked up to people who overcame great challenges or adversity seems to be gone, with a few rare exceptions.

A lot of… Continue

Added by Brian Denger on November 9, 2010 at 7:34pm — 10 Comments

Internal Conflict

As a young boy I traveled each summer with my family from our home in Maine to Ohio to stay with my grandparents on their farm for a few weeks of vacation. The drive was long and boring for my siblings and me. This was long before handheld computer games and portable music and video players. Radio stations were infrequent and my parents’ car only received an AM signal. My siblings and I played cards and tried to identify license plates on cars from as many states as…


Added by Brian Denger on November 1, 2010 at 9:06pm — 3 Comments

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