Patience really is a virtue

IN HIS "'Odyssey", Homer immortalized the idea of resisting temptation by having the protagonist tied to the mast of his ship, to h ear yet not succumb to the beau tiful, dangerous songs of the Sirens. Researchers have long been intrigued as to whether this ability to avoid, or defer, gratification is related to outcomes … Continue reading Patience really is a virtue

Obit: Thomas Tierney, paper doll artist, dies at 85

Thomas Tierney, age 85 dies on July 12 2014.Tom Tierney, who quite by accident found fame and fortune dressing — and undressing — notables from George Washington to Greta Garbo to Pope John Paul II, died on July 12 at his home in Smithville, Tex. The cause was lung cancer, Kathy O'Tierney, his niece, said … Continue reading Obit: Thomas Tierney, paper doll artist, dies at 85