My 2013 “To Do” List

My 2013 “To Do” List

Here we are again at the beginning of a new year.  To say that 2012 was crazy would be an understatement.  There were lots of changes in my life – most good, some not so good.  As I sit here and look back at the list I put together last year (you can read it …

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Christmas is…

Christmas is…

As I sit here on Christmas Eve, I find myself thinking about what Christmas means to me.  This is our first Christmas in California, so some traditions will fall by the wayside (no Waffle House dinner on Christmas Eve), and new traditions will be started (this our first year with Elf on the Shelf).  Things …

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Refelctions on Sandy Hook

Refelctions on Sandy Hook

I’ve written and re-written this story a hundred times over the last few days.  I could probably spend another month working on it, and still not get it right.  I’m usually good at capturing my thoughts on the page, but this time the right words seek to elude me.  This isn’t perfect, and it isn’t …

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Honestly

Honestly

Music has always been present at the important junctures of my life, and has always provided the soundtrack to my aspirations and dreams.  I’ve been lucky enough to have the chance to connect with people through song.  I’ve told stories through music of my own and used the words of others to express feelings when …

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Review – “Black List” by Brad Thor

Review – “Black List” by Brad Thor

One of the great promises of the digital age is the free flow of information and the ability to access to combined knowledge of centuries in the blink off an eye.  It’s led to incredible leaps in productivity and fostered unprecedented innovation in both business and science.  What wasn’t promised, but has nevertheless been delivered, …

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