Hello Worry, My Old Friend

A quick search for the word “worry” or “anxiety” in this blog pulls up more than a dozen entries over the last couple of years. My old friend, Worry, has become an oft-visiting character herein. GOOD. As I’ve written elsewhere, I’ve dealt with near constant anxiety all my life; and so bringing it up more …

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What Matters Most?

Funny, I strive to adhere to basic principles I consider positive and timeless… Those of the Stoics, of Buddha and Jesus…high minded, far reaching, eternal good, Somehow it all boils down to the people, always the people, always my family, my kids, my friends, my co-workers, all those mixed up in a big wok of …

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Job One

As I’ve gotten older and now have more than 30 years into my career, many things are more clear about life and work. In the end it’s the people in your life that matter most, especially children, especially if they’re *YOUR* kids. A recent list left on my refrigerator sums it up pretty well. It’s …

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Speed Post:: All Saints (Hallows) Day

Remember the saints on this day, remember the lessons they’ve left us, Remember that saints are sinners who just kept trying, Trying to do right by others, trying to do right by God somehow, Somehow finding the strength and perseverance to keep trying, to the end, Just that, and then hallowed, in the end, Amen …

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