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Column: Glenn Fubler On Maynard Dill’s Legacy

Column: Glenn Fubler On Maynard Dill’s Legacy

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] ‘Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.’ This quote from Nelson Mandela reflects a theme that guided the life of the late Junior Maynard Dill. For years, Maynard sought to nurture his own development and that of others. Earlier this year, Maynard, with a full-plate of responsibilities, completed... Read more of this article

Column: Reflecting On Evolution Of Fatherhood

Column: Reflecting On Evolution Of Fatherhood

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Does Anyone Know Who Their Father Is? This question posed in the Greek Myth, The Odyssey, is asked by a son who grew up while his father spent many years ‘fighting battles in distant lands’. The answer wouldn’t pertain to DNA, but something deeper. During his father’s absence, the son experienced his own challenging... Read more of this article

Column: Muhammad Ali, The Passing Of An Icon

Column: Muhammad Ali, The Passing Of An Icon

[Written by Glenn Fubler] The death of ‘The Greatest’ – Muhammad Ali – on June 3rd marks the passing of an icon. Sports Illustrated had named him ‘Sportsman of the 20th Century’ and the BBC called him the ‘Sports Personality’ of that Century. His skill as a boxer was without question, however his commitment to principle –... Read more of this article

Review Of “Pele – Birth Of A Legend” Film

Review Of “Pele – Birth Of A Legend” Film

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday evening, my wife and I saw the movie “Pele – Birth of a Legend” at Neptune Theatre, which we enjoyed; in spite of the critics’ poor ratings. We admit our bias given that we were growing up while this legend’s star was rising. Additionally, we were entranced by the cinematographer – a Spike Lee collaborator... Read more of this article

Column: “Make Some Appropriate Contribution”

Column: “Make Some Appropriate Contribution”

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] How do we humans deal with our deepest differences? While conflicts basically have two sides, I’ve found that resolving differences and transforming the most challenging situations comes from the involvement of the 3rd side – the surrounding community. Those colleagues, family, neighbours –the rest of... Read more of this article

Column: This Crossroad Offers Us Opportunity

Column: This Crossroad Offers Us Opportunity

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] This past weekend marked the end of Lent and the beginning of Spring, a time of renewal. Lent commemorates Jesus spending 40 days in the wilderness; fasting, overcoming substantial temptations, accessing his higher self, emerging as the Christ – the rest is history. His transformation offers a template to anyone... Read more of this article

Column: Highlighting Contributions Of Women

Column: Highlighting Contributions Of Women

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] March 8th marks United Nations’ International Woman’s Day, a time to reflect on those issues that impact the lives of women, locally and globally. It is also an opportunity to highlight the exemplary contributions of various women in society. In Bermuda, like all cultures with patriarchal roots, the issue... Read more of this article

Column: Open Letter From Fubler To MP Brown

Column: Open Letter From Fubler To MP Brown

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Dear Walton, I’m writing you this ‘Open Letter’ regarding your evoking Martin Luther King in a recent TV interview, explaining your inspiration for promoting civil disobedience as a response to proposed immigration changes. Offering King’s example provides a useful beacon by which we might all be guided,... Read more of this article

Column: Shared Vision For Our Community

Column: Shared Vision For Our Community

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] On Saturday – February 27th – a large celebration observing the 92nd birthday of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was held, costing a reported $800,000. The former Finance Minister – Simba Makoni- complained that residents of the host-town had been ‘coerced’ into donating. Note that Zimbabwe... Read more of this article

Column: Key Is Choosing Growth Going Forward

Column: Key Is Choosing Growth Going Forward

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Life is change…growth is optional… choose wisely… [Quote from Karen Kaiser Clark] On February 21, 1965 Malcolm X [el Hajj Malik el Shabazz] was assassinated. He was one of four leaders killed in the United States within a five -year period, all of whom impacted global change. Malcolm was a transformative... Read more of this article

Photos/Review: Shine’s 60th Birthday Celebration

Photos/Review: Shine’s 60th Birthday Celebration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] There was a wonderful celebration of the 60th Birthday of Wendell ‘Shine’ Hayward at Fairmont Southampton Princess on Valentine’s Day. Coordinated by Shine’s two children; popular comedian Nadanja and daughter, Nishanthi – a teacher and actress; the event offered both a reflection on our shared past and the future... Read more of this article

Column: Basic Rights Of ‘All God’s Children’

Column: Basic Rights Of ‘All God’s Children’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] I write this Open Letter, with some regret that I have not taken a public stand affirming the rights of Gays and Lesbians, before now. For many years, I have seen myself as one who supports the basic rights of ‘All God’s Children’, a passion which took some time to evolve within me. Growing up in Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Column: “Be Inspired By Their Example”

Column: “Be Inspired By Their Example”

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] True Leaders are hardly known, next after them are those leaders who are known and admired, when the works done right, with no fuss or boasting, crdinary people say, ‘Oh we did it.’ - Quote from Lao Tzu – 6th century B.C.] On February 8, 1959 some fifteen ‘hardly known’ residents gathered for the first... Read more of this article