What Would You Do For $10,000,000?

What are you willing to do for $10,000,000?  This was a question asked in a poll back in 1991.  The people were given several options and then instructed to indicate all that they would be willing to do.  Here were the results: 25%  – Would abandon their entire family. 25% – Would abandon their church.…

The White Rainbow

There are few things more fascinating than a rainbow.  Several months ago at my daughter’s 2nd birthday party a bright, vibrant, and colorful rainbow appeared.  The rainbow drew every friend and family member outside to see it.  Several of our neighbors also came out to witness this beautiful sight.  Rainbows are awesome all by themselves,…

Kicked Off the Plane

Actor Alec Baldwin was sitting on an American Airlines plane, waiting for it to leave the gate.  To pass the time he was playing a popular Scrabble-like game on his phone called “Words With Friends.”  Soon the flight attendant came and asked Baldwin to shut of his phone, just like every attendant does on every…

Planning For Growth

The fathers of New York City were trying to plan for growth.  They figured the city was going to grow, but they just weren’t sure how much.  So, they decided to go on the liberal side and give themselves more room than they thought they would need.  The city already had six or seven numbered…