SLOW Down to Make the BEST Moves

SLOW Down to Make the BEST Moves

kbcbishop
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Mar 2, 2008

My youngest son ran track a couple of seasons during high school. He often ran longer distances, like the mile and half mile. I remember one early mile race when for some reason he decided to sprint to the front of the pac...

LSU Football, Dancing, and Chess

LSU Football, Dancing, and Chess

kbcbishop
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Jan 9, 2008

I travelled to Lexington, Kentucky, in mid-October to watch one of the best football games I have ever witnessed. No, it was not just good because the Kentucky Wildcats beat the then #1 ranked LSU Tigers (and now national champions). It was t...

What to Say: Pork Chops, Shoplifting, and Chess

What to Say: Pork Chops, Shoplifting, and Chess

kbcbishop
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Dec 26, 2007

I was nineteen and working at a grocery store. I was stocking at the end of an aisle close to the meat counter when I saw him. He was a large man looking at a large package of pork chops. He slid the package into his coat and began walking. I bega...

Winning at Life and Chess Requires Learning

Winning at Life and Chess Requires Learning

kbcbishop
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Dec 20, 2007

I was the first on either side of the family to finish college, and the only one to receive a masters (besides my youngest sister a few years later) or a doctorate. Dad valued education even though he only completed his G.E.D. Mom finished high sc...

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