A Relentless Pursuit of Excellence

There is an urban myth about an art history student whose assignment was to write a 2,000 word essay on Michelangelo’s statue of David.  As the story goes, he pasted a couple of pictures onto a piece of paper and wrote the following: “It is said a picture is worth a thousand words.  Here are two of my favorite pictures of the Statue of David.”  The myth goes on to suggest that the student received an A for his creativity and outside-the-box approach to the project.  This story has inspired…

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Pixie dust and other thoughts

I have been home from Ecuador almost two months now. I am ashamed to admit that I have managed to gain 25 pounds since I got back. I have eaten at all of my favorite restaurants, indulged in malt and barley beverages and almost got thrown out of di’lishi because I slipped into a sugar-induced craze and went to town at the toppings bar after devouring 20-plus ounces of frozen yogurt. Luckily Marlo had me escorted out instead of calling Asheboro’s finest or I might have found myself incarcerated on…

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Triad Goodwill presents workforce event Thursday at Destiny Christian Center

Meet recruiters from more than 35 companies at Career Fair  GREENSBORO, NC – Triad Goodwill, a 501(c)3 non-profit leader in career development and job placement, presents a Career Fair this Thursday, May 18 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Destiny Christian Center, 2401 Randleman Road in Greensboro. Meet recruiters and managers from nearly 40 employers who are seeking new staff for fulltime, part-time and seasonal openings. Several of these businesses are first-time partners of Triad Goodwill with new opportunities for job seekers. Sponsored by Two Men and a Truck.…

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