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Grand Canyon, Arizona

June 18, 2014
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From “Midnight On The Desert” by J.B. Priestly, 1937 I have heard rumors of visitors who were disappointed. The same people will be disappointed at the Day of Judgment. In fact, the Grand Canyon is a sort of landscape Day of Judgment. It is not a show place, a beauty spot, but a revelation. The […]

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For Those of You Who Occupy

January 28, 2012
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. HEY! For those of you who occupy… Here is for your braveness In the face of Those who created this Mess to begin with Leaving jobless Homeless Tracks in their woods of Deception Corruption Money hoarding capitals More separate than when we started this Land of opportunity Free to worship […]

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Beauty

November 30, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. What is beauty? Is it a certain color of skin? Or is it defined by what one can afford to buy? To me beauty is… A flower’s first bloom as winter gives way to spring’s sunlight. The kaleidoscope of colors as the sun kisses the horizon goodnight. The shadows […]

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How Bad Do You Want It? Success Is A Choice!

November 27, 2011
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We all want to be successful in life. We all want to be fulfilled by our work, family, relationships, and social life. And for many of us, we want something else. We want to be great at some thing that we believe defines us. You may want to be a great skater, writer, dancer, lawyer, […]

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Cornel West, Harvard, and the Pursuit of Greatness

November 12, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! The first and only time I ever met public sage and Princeton professor Cornel West was when he spoke at Harvard Law School with Tavis Smiley a few years ago. I happen to think that Dr. West is one of the most provocative and inspirational public figures who has ever lived. His […]

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Inspirational Stories: Mark Herzlich

November 5, 2011
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Mark Herzlich keeps on inspiring me! Mark is a 24 year old rookie linebacker on my favorite football team, the New York Giants. I’ve been rooting for Mark since he was first diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma in 2009. At the time, Mark was a dominant linebacker for Boston […]

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Becoming Mentally Strong: How to Think Like a Navy SEAL

September 13, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I recently read an interesting write-up from Men’s Health Magazine with six Navy SEAL tips on achieving mental strength. It’s not so much an article as it is six bullet points with brief thoughts from Navy SEAL Master Chief Will Guild on his six principles. I think the six principles he […]

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My Father: Cuban By Birth, American At Heart

September 12, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I have always been intrigued by my father’s political beliefs. Papi, as we love to call him, combines a fiercely conservative social ideology with unflinching liberal economic positions that some might say border on socialism. Papi has strong values and he refuses to compromise in order to fit into any political […]

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