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MS Reflections

(Click HERE for the zoomed-in version) So what exactly is the above picture you ask?  Well, it's my Mom at some dance it would seem - I'm going to guess in the mid-1950s timeframe, give or take (my family can likely validate that).  Looks to me like she was just about to start break dancing, ...

Aging Parents – Be Prepared (vol 2)

So this is my second round of random thoughts and considerations for those of you with aging parents – which is pretty much anyone with parents still alive.   Just a few more things to consider really.  My hope here is that you can be as prepared as possible since I have learned, and witnessed, ...

Electronic Communication Quiz

The intent of this scientific quiz, which was developed using millions of dollars of government funding, is to determine how likely you are to be “accidentally” killed by a Millenial in the next year. What is your preferred method of communication? Email (100 points) Text (200 points) ...

Diversity

Ok – this can be a hot topic, makes some people crazy, I get that.  But I went to a networking event recently where the keynote was on diversity in leadership.  Very interesting presentation and subsequent discussion – figured I’d write a bit about it.  That said, if you find this offensive, ...

My Favorite Question

(This one is short, but sweet) Whenever anyone finds out I am vegetarian (and honestly probably 85% vegan), the VERY FIRST question I get is: "Where do I get my protein?"  Oh, sweet Jesus, if I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, I'd be a very rich man. The answer, without ...

Just Do It

(Sorry Nike, I am borrowing this one for today.  But don't worry, I won't be printing any t-shirts with it) Just a very quick reminder that if you are thinking about, considering, or the thought popped into your head to visit someone, make a phone call, drop an email, or otherwise reach out to a ...

Aging Parents – Be Prepared (Vol 1)

Aging parents is something that I have been experiencing for quite some time, and many of my friends and family are or will be facing the same thing - so, I figured I’d write a little bit about it.  There is a LOT that can and has been written about it, so I’ll probably do this in chunks so none of ...