By Byron McNutt
THE 2012 CALENDAR serves up a few irregularities. For one, it’s a Leap Year (Feb. 29); for two, there are three Friday the Thirteenths (January, April and July), the most that are possible in one year; and the Mayan/Aztec calendar warns that the world may end on Dec. 21.
To take our minds off of things we have no control over, here are some bits of wisdom passed down through the ages that may be of interest to you. There are also some thought-provoking capsules of wisdom sent to me by a colleague some 15 years ago. Enjoy!