Category Archives: Calendar

Epiphany

With this observance of Epiphany, we bring to a close the fourth year of these celebration postings of Christ and Claus. The observance had its origins in the Eastern Christian Churches and was a general celebration of the manifestation of … Continue reading

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12th Day of Christmas – Time and Space

Space-time is a mathematical model that joins space and time into a single idea called a continuum. This four-dimensional continuum is known as Minkowski (Einstein’s teacher) space. Combining these two ideas helped cosmology to understand how the universe works on … Continue reading

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6th and 7th Day of Christmas – Forgiveness

We got to the moon on Christmas Eve 1968, at the end of a poor year for this country. We had Vietnam. We had civil unrest. We had the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King. But we went … Continue reading

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4th and 5th Day of Christmas – Filters, Chunks, and Levers

If you are working on your 2017 close-out and 2018 planning inventory here are some insights that might be beneficial. Some of the categories you might use will be common (my three macro filters are Thinking, Consuming, Contributing) and some will … Continue reading

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3rd Day of Christmas – Inventory

Remember each day is just the sum of your experiments and experiences. Martin Daniel When I was in the early stages of building a software company Mat Waites, who was a colleague and technical adviser, shared an insightful observation and some … Continue reading

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2nd Day of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas is a relatively recent construct. The three traditional feasts (dating back to the late fifth century) that follow Christmas reflect different ways in which the mystery of the Incarnation works itself out in the body of … Continue reading

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A Child’s Christmas In Wales

A Child’s Christmas In Wales was written by Dylan Thomas and published in 1955. It is an anecdotal sketch of the festive season which emerged from a piece originally written for radio. It is an exercise in storytelling and Thomas … Continue reading

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