John Wooden’s Seasons of Success Based on Power Practices

Posted on June 25th, 2020
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Hello world, Memorial
Leave a comment

John Wooden, the coach who won 10 NCAA basketball titles in 12 years at UCLA, did not like his nickname, “The Wizard of Westwood.” He maintained, “I’m no wizard. I’m a coach, a teacher.” During the basketball season, Wooden conducted classes from 3:29 pm until 5:29 pm in a practice gym in Westwood, California. No wizardry took […]

Continue Reading

Dr. Osterholm:  Covid’s “Darkest Days” Still Ahead

Posted on June 17th, 2020
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Cremation, Hello world, Memorial, Resources
Leave a comment

“We are not driving this tiger, we are riding it,” epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota told Chris Wallace during a Sunday television interview. The tiger in question is coronavirus.  And Dr. Osterholm is convinced it is a much more heinous foe than we have struggled with to date. “We are going to see […]

Continue Reading

Why Iceland Is Taming COVID-19

Posted on June 5th, 2020
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Hello world, Resources
Leave a comment

In recent weeks, Iceland has emerged from its distant North Atlantic environs to become of one of the headliners in the battle against Covid-19. Experts have dubbed it the “perfect laboratory” to study the virus. Adjacent to the Arctic Circle, Iceland may seem to be an unlikely scientific pacesetter. This island nation is about the size of […]

Continue Reading

“Best Years of Our Lives” is Still Relevant for Veterans in 2020

Posted on May 28th, 2020
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Hello world, Memorial, Resources
Leave a comment

Question: who is the only actor to win two Academy Awards for the same performance? The answer is Harold Russell for his role as Homer Parrish in the William Wyler production of The Best Years of Our Lives. The movie was recently shown on Turner Classics over the Memorial Day weekend. Best Years has not […]

Continue Reading

Living In The COVID Question

Posted on May 22nd, 2020
Posted by Martin Oaks under Community, Hello world, Resources
Leave a comment

A few months ago, the world was assured that there was “no clear evidence” of human-to-human transmission of Covid-19. Shortly thereafter, when it became obvious that the virus was spreading among people, scientists believed that Covid-19 was primarily a respiratory infection that could result in viral pneumonia. Today we know a lot more about this serial […]

Continue Reading