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Learning How High Can You Fly

When I read Jeff’s “How will you teach yourself to fly in 2013?” post, I didn’t know I would actually learn to fly in 2013. But flying—what trapeze artists call what they do—is exactly what

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Found Wisdom #2 – Cow Leash

A shot from travels in Thailand long ago. Perhaps just the thing for the aspiring backyard rancher. – Jeff P.S. – This is part of my Found Wisdom series. If you come across “found wisdom”

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Found Wisdom #1 – Old too soon, wise too late

I don’t know yet how consistent I will be about this, but I have started to document bits of wisdom wherever I find them as I am out and about. Seems like a good thing to share here on Fridays. This

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10 Gift Ideas for the Lifelong Learners in Your Life

With the holidays approaching I’m guessing there are a few readers out there like me looking for gifts with some educational value to them. Here are some gifts – in the form of learning activities

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10 Last Minute Gifts for Lifelong Learners

The clock is ticking down on Christmas, and I’m guessing there are a few readers out there like me who still have some shopping to do. Here are some gifts – in the form of learning activities –

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Learning – and Unlearning? – to Give

I had set out to do a year end post on charitable giving when I ran across the following image on Mint.com. There is some good information in it. There is also considerable room for critique and debate,

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10 Most Popular Posts of All Time on Mission to Learn

Every once in a while its nice to stop and take stock of what’s working and what’s not on the blog. There are many gauges for this, but one that is easy to quantify is which posts have attracted

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What Do You Know? A Trivia Poll – with Answers

Here’s a quick test: Take a look at the following questions and then take the poll to indicate (honestly!) the number to which you can provide a reasonably detailed answer. What’s the difference

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