What I Miss Most

Someone asked me, what do you miss the most over the past several months from things being closed or restricted? Let me start by saying, life is different in many ways.  I don’t need to summarize all of the changes or impact on businesses, schools, families, etc.  The pandemic was a seismic shift in life … More What I Miss Most

Hair

During the past two months, hair salons and barber shops have been closed. Only recently have they reopened, with restrictions. The subject today is hair length. When the flag was waved allowing the reopening of the hair cutting establishments, people could not wait to get in line. My stylist actually called me the week before … More Hair

Night Out Against Crime: My Helicopter Ride

Many years ago, I had the opportunity to participate in a police activity that was part of a program called “Night Out Against Crime.”  Nationwide, law enforcement along with community groups were holding events to recognize efforts to combat crime.  That national campaign started in 1984 and it was exciting to be on the front … More Night Out Against Crime: My Helicopter Ride

Leadership in 2020

Some basic leadership concepts are rock solid, others are like rubber, adapting to the form and the conditions. Leadership in normal times can be challenging. Leadership under stress or prolonged crisis can cause teams to break apart. Events of this year are testing leadership strategies and strengths of good leaders. Leadership under pressure require flexibility … More Leadership in 2020

The Dream Genie

What is the origin of our dreams? Where do they come from? Who is the gatekeeper of our dreams?  Surely, there is a genie that decides what our dreams will be on a certain night, what order they come and nature of the visual data that flows into our brain’s receptors. We have all had … More The Dream Genie

Spring Yard Work

I’m like a dog pasted to the front window waiting for spring to happen. Winter is my least favorite time of the year. The older I get, the less I tolerate the cold. The thought of a warm retirement location is welcoming. I guess I just look forward to chasing kids off my lawn. Actually, … More Spring Yard Work

Times Like These

There is fear in the air. You can see it on the faces of strong people. The fear is for several things.  People fear for their health.  They fear getting sick and not being able to afford treatment.  They fear for the health of family and friends. There are other fears.  Not since the Great … More Times Like These