What Do You Know About our Pledge of Allegiance?

For the Americans among us, when’s the last time you thought about your Pledge of Allegiance? Do you remember reciting it in grammar school? High School?  Could you recite it from memory today? I could, and I imagine you could … Read More

Musing: How to Give Unsolicited Advice

I’m musing again still. The Wall Street Journal had a headline a few weeks ago: How to Give Unsolicited Advice Without Being Annoying. I was intrigued. Who wouldn’t be?     Turns out  I needed a subscription to find out … Read More

Musings on America: Dates

Today, with the American dream falling apart at our feet, CoViD knocking on our doors louder and louder, systemic racism exposed finally for all throughout this country (in the north as well as the south) to see, and the climate … Read More

My Third C: Courage

COURAGE: the final installment in the Curiosity, Compassion, and Courage 2020 Tour. Curiosity pushes us to open the box, explore the myth, or initiate a conversation with someone we don’t understand. Compassion brings an empathetic consciousness to what we find. … Read More

My Second C: Compassion

We continue today with my mini series on the three words that have woven themselves into much of my work of late:  Curiosity, Compassion, and Courage. Today it’s COMPASSION’s turn. Merriam-Webster defines this noun as the  “sympathetic consciousness of others’ … Read More

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