Focal Point: End of a nightly chorus

“Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl. It is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling” Henry David Thoreau I’ll miss our nightly chorus. Soon, we will move to the big city and leave behind one of the joys of living in the country – the howling of the coyotes. Hoo-yip-hoo-yip-hoo! Something about that…

Focal Point: Two Longs and a Short

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” Plato It’s odd how somehow the simple act of owning a phone with a cord has labeled me as old-fashioned. That landline, forever our communication link with the rest of the world, now seems to be just a number

Focal Point: The Power of Commitment

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Vince Lombardi The idea for this column has bounced around in my head since about six years ago, when we launched Fit City Tyler. We were guided by a mission statement I came

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Focal Point: End of a nightly chorus

“Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl. It is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling” Henry David Thoreau…

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Focal Point: Two Longs and a Short

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” Plato It’s odd how…

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Focal Point: The Power of Commitment

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Focal Point: Hooked by the Sparkle

“The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.” - Stephen King It was a typical summer morning at the…

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Angels of An Phong

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