Thanks. Giving.

Roasted Turkey. Stuffing. Mashed Potatoes and Gravy. Green Bean Casserole. Cranberries. Do these all sound familiar to you? Thanksgiving – a day steeped in history and tradition. The history has been modified, glamorized, and even forgotten over the past 4 centuries, however much of the tradition has remained, as many families and friends gather together… Read More

Lessons learned from the Book of Harold

Twenty-Five years ago a great man died… He may not have been written about in history books…, he may not have been a Pulitzer  Prize winner…, nor was he the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize… but on February 24, 1990, the world lost a great man…  that man was my Dad. The Book of… Read More

Are you a “Let it go Lenny” or a “Hang on Hannah”…?

The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go ~ Steve Maraboli As I have mentioned in past posts, my husband and I moved into a new home a few weeks ago.  As we are going through the mountains of boxes to decide what we will keep, what we will… Read More

Courage… humility… heroism

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.  The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers that fear”  ~ Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela… I don’t think anyone can argue that he was a great leader and a true hero of our… Read More

The Ultimate Measure of Leadership (part 1 of 6)

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”.  Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and other great leaders, I am going to focus my blog posts on various aspects of leadership… Read More