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Throughout history, people have examined what it takes to be successful. Philosophers, entrepreneurs, and even playwrights have all pondered the mystery of what makes one person successful while others fail. From the writings of many great people, it is clear successful individuals have two characteristics: persistence and patience.
Since his retirement from playing baseball in 2014, Jeter has pursued business interests, including publishing, and recently he finalized a deal to become co-owner of the Miami Marlins. As one of the most heavily marketed athletes of his generation, Jeter is still involved in several product endorsements, and he takes great pride in the merchandise and businesses to which he lends his name.
“If I put my name on something, I'm going to be involved,” he told the New York Times. “I'm not just going to put my name on it and not pay attention.”
What exactly is a sulky? Dictionary.com defines a “sulky” as “a light, two-wheeled, one-horse carriage for one person.” In harness racing, according to Sallie Walrond, author of the book “The Encyclopaedia of Driving”, the carriages behind the horses are called "sulkies" because the drivers must prefer to be alone as if the drivers were sullen or gloomy. Sulkies (sometimes called bikes due to their wheels) are typically divided into two types for harness racing. Jog carts are used for training the horse, and they usually have larger seats and tend to have heavy wooden/steel frames.....
Take for example these two comical quotes, the first from Mark Twain and the other from Hall of Fame Golfer Raymond Floyd. Twain subtly suggested his view on golf by saying “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” Floyd is a little more direct about how frustrating the game can be. He said, “They call it golf because all the other four letter words were taken.”
Congratulations to the Fort Wayne Flite for their defeat of the top seeded Indianapolis Blaze in the championship game of the Central Basketball Association. The game was a true nail-biter as the lead changed hands twice in the fourth quarter until the game was decided in the Flite’s favor at the final buzzer, Fort Wayne 95, Indianapolis 92.
As an administrator and educator, you are constantly watching for ways to reward students and instructors for their academic successes. Quiz team members, academic award winners, valedictorians and salutatorians, they all deserve a monumental tribute to celebrate their achievements. We suggest using a time tested method to honor those achievers: a scroll! But the scrolls we have in mind are not made of papyrus, parchment, or paper. All of our scrolls have a contemporary twist.
April has been declared Autism Awareness Month, and many autism organizations have been observing this annual celebration for nearly a decade. During the month, these groups along with parents and teachers will be holding a number of activities designed to teach those around them about this often misunderstood disorder. We at Hit Trophy wish to do our part in shining the light on autism by sharing information about the disorder and presenting ways that people can get involved in Autism Awareness Month.
The desire to seek equality, fairness, and honesty has been with people since civilization began. Perhaps that is why the Egyptians, the Romans, and the Greeks each had a goddess devoted to the concept of justice for all. How those three great ancient civilizations portrayed justice varied from culture to culture, yet much of what those societies valued still influences us today.