Stay Centered

As hurricane Irma approached the coast of Florida, meteorologists tracking the storm noticed something peculiar on the radar images. In the eye of the hurricane, were birds – lots of birds. Entire flocks were just flying along, seemingly unaffected by the devastating winds and rain surrounding them. It seems this is not an unusual phenomenon. … Continue reading Stay Centered

Pistols at Twenty Paces: When Leaders Collide

On this day, back in 1804, Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton during a duel to settle their long-standing feud. The two had been political enemies since 1791 when Burr won a U.S. Senate race, defeating Hamilton’s father-in-law Philip Schuyler. While their disagreement stemmed from differing opinions on issues of policy, it festered and eventually grew … Continue reading Pistols at Twenty Paces: When Leaders Collide