The announcement that General Electric was moving its corporate headquarters to Massachusetts last week was a blow not only to Connecticut’s finances, but its reputation.
Fifty-three years ago, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered what a 1999 study by scholars of public address deemed to be the greatest political speech of the 20th Century.
The new year is a logical time to take stock. Unfortunately while we mentally might have the desire to be resolute in making changes in our lives — the power of another “R” word — routine — often tends to get in the way of our resolutions.
In the season of giving, we should strive to give more than just material things. Yes, toys, games, power tools, and shiny rings are great. But the world can be a better place by giving others a smile, a handshake, a hug, or even just a nod of the head.