What will it take for someone to invite me to give a commencement speech? Commencement speeches are the best. I make a valiant effort to impart life’s wisdom on the public in this column each week. Surely after years of my toiling, there is a school out there that can use my kind of inspiration. I fear that by the time I get that elusive invite, I will have run out of useful things to say. This week's column is being written on location in Oregon. I am here for my niece’s college graduation. She obviously doesn't need a special occasion to ...