Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I recently met a very courageous woman (I’ll call her Mary), who is struggling to bring herself and her children out of poverty and homelessness.  Mary’s story is not mine to tell, but I will share that she has experienced more loss and abandonment at a young age than one person should have to bear. […]

What you can learn from a modern troubadour at the country club.

The guy in the hat in the picture above is singer-songwriter Mason Reed.  His voice is super cool – like Tom Waits and Jason Mraz made a singing baby with an awesome ‘stache and a hippie beard.   And the guy next to him is playing a mandolin.  Do you know how musically gifted you have […]

Do you want the same as it ever was or a wild-wild life?

      After having rented a Ford Probe for a week, I mentioned to my mom that it was fun to drive.  She responded, “You could never buy a Ford, we’re a Chevy family.”  We’re a what?!  I was in law school at the time, and in my memory we had owned exactly one […]