Monthly Archives: February 2013

Samuel Phillips 1750-1802

Samuel Phillips (2nd) was a founder of the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Together with his uncle, John, and his father, Samuel, he also helped found Phillips Exeter Academy,  and Andover Theological Seminary. Here is his story from Phillips Genealogies; Including … Continue reading

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Richard Stockton 1630-1707

from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stockton_(Continental_Congressman) Richard Stockton(1) (October 1, 1730 – February 28, 1781) was an American lawyer, jurist, legislator, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Early life A son of John Stockton, one of the founders of the College of New Jersey at Princeton … Continue reading

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Samuel Phillips 1715-1790

Samuel Phillips was the primary founder of the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Together with his brother, John, and his son, Samuel, he also helped found Phillips Exeter Academy,  and Andover Theological Seminary. Here is his story from Phillips Genealogies; Including … Continue reading

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John Phillips 1719-1795

John Phillips was the primary founder of Phillips Exeter Academy. Together with his brother, Hon. Samuel Phillips, and his nephew, Samuel, he also helped found Phillips Academy, Andover(6), and Andover Theological Seminary(5). Here is his story from the 272 page book, Phillips … Continue reading

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When Elephants Fight

There is an old African proverb that says: “When two elephants fight, the grass suffers.”  So, if you are a casual observer on safari– Keep your distance from fighting elephants. Avoid male elephants in musk– they can be aggressive. Don’t … Continue reading

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Run to the Roar

From the Prologue of Run to the Roar: Coaching to Overcome Fear, By Paul Assaiante and James Zug– “Over the millennia on the African savanna, lions have developed a hunting technique. The oldest lion in the pride is often infirm. She … Continue reading

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