The ancient Babylonians made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects and pay their debts. The Romans began each year by making promises to the god Janus, for whom the month of January is named. In the Medieval era, the knights took the “peacock vow” at […]

As we come to closure with the year of 2012 and prepare to launch ourselves anew into 2013, it’s easy to find the “no bull” factor in Einstein’s statement, isn’t it? We can all relate to the inherent wisdom to be found in his words. There is a self-knowing (or perhaps better said, a knowing […]

Today is January 28, 2010 and we are 28 days into a New Year and many have resolved to look like a whole new person at least in 6 months or so.