Author Archives: Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author

About Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author

Retired mathematics teacher and high school athletics coach. Honors: 1988 Ct. Coach of the Year for H.S. Girls Voleyball and 2007 Inducted into the Ct. Women's Volleyball Hall of Fame. Since retiring have written two books; "The Little Red Chair," an autobiography about my life experience as a polio survivor and "A View From The Quiet Corner," a selection of poems and reflections. Presently I am a contributing author for the "Life Carrots" series primarily authored by Dave Mezzapelle of Goliathjobs.com.

Why Advent?

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church, as well. It is a time of both anticipation and preparation for the celebration of the Birth of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Why Tradition Matters

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On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving break, mom picked me up from school. We were going to stop by the supermarket, prior to returning home, for a few more Thanksgiving dinner food items. I was anxious to get home and enjoy every…

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What Dreams May Come

Hamlet: “To die, to sleep–No more–and by a sleep to say we end the heartache, and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to. ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep–To sleep–perchance to dream: ay, … Continue reading

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Changing Of The Guard

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Sentinels of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is guarded 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and in any weather by Tomb Guard sentinels. Sentinels, all volunteers,…

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We are born to Justice and Due Process

In 2010, research was carried out by a team led by Paul Bloom, professor of psychology at the Infant Cognition Center at Yale University in Connecticut in the US, and used the ability to differentiate between unhelpful and helpful behavior … Continue reading

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The Impeachment Clause, Fairness and Hamilton’s Warning

I spent a portion of 22 years of my professional life as an athletics coach. As a coach I had to become proficient in not only the skills, tactics and strategies of  a particular game but the rules that govern … Continue reading

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View Of Things From The Common Man

Impeachment is defined as the action of calling into question the integrity or validity of something. The impeachment effort that is in our current events of 2019, or actually since the Inauguration of President Trump because 64 Democrat Congressmen and … Continue reading

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