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Oglethorpe is a very special place

Couldn’t be more proud of our students. Oglethorpe is a very special place. Here’s a note I shared with our community today.   Faculty, staff, and students:  On this past Wednesday evening, over two hundred students gathered in the TLCC … Continue reading

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A city divided

This morning I decided to venture into a new part of the city and see if my Uber experience would be different and boy was it ever. Five rides in little more than two hours. $35.17 was my share (or … Continue reading

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It’s the guns, stupid

I think it was the 1992 presidential election campaign where the lovable James Carville famously coined the phase, “It’s the economy, stupid” in explaining Clinton’s campaign strategy in trying to unseat George H.W. Bush from serving a second term. This … Continue reading

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Our health is everything

On the way back to the office from lunch today, I picked up Christian, a young man who broke his neck and back 15 years ago in a car accident. He had just graduated from Georgia Tech with his whole … Continue reading

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The Thrill is Going, Going, Gone

Well, that didn’t take long. Saturday morning was my first Uber drive and here we are on Monday and having my Uber Driver’s app buzz me no longer brings a major thrill. I have come to quickly realize that whether … Continue reading

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Well, that first date didn’t go so well

For those of you who missed my initial post on my new venture, here’s a brief recap. I signed up to be an Uber driver on Thursday afternoon. By Friday morning, my application was approved. For some reason, I was … Continue reading

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Uber from the driver’s seat

Back in the early 1970’s when I was in college, John Coleman was the President of Haverford College, a close neighbor of my alma mater, Swarthmore College. During his vacations, President Coleman often worked as a laborer, short order cook, … Continue reading

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