Monthly Archives: August 2018

THE COURAGE TO DO THE RIGHT THING…

THE COURAGE TO DO THE RIGHT THING… Senator John McCain’s death Saturday was not unexpected but still it was a blow. Most of us, regardless of our political leanings, had not only tremendous respect for him but a lot of affection, as well. It was hard not to.  It was never about “him” – but… read more

From Shrinking Violet to Alpha Female

From Shrinking Violet to Alpha Female A decade or so ago we had a bit of a “mouse situation” in our house in Connecticut. Not exactly an infestation, but they were definitely there. And they were brazenly bold little rascals, totally unintimidated by people – and too agile for traps. “We need a cat!” I announced to… read more

FAILING OUR WAY TO SUCCESS…

 FAILING OUR WAY TO SUCCESS… Here’s one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite guys… “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And… read more

“WORK IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE”

“WORK IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE” I found a copy of Kahlil Gibran’s beautiful book, THE PROPHET, recently on a hall table, that seemed to be asking me to pick it up. I’d given the book to our daughter, Abigail as a gift when she graduated from college and she’d obviously been re-reading it. The odd thing was… read more