The gift that keeps giving.

It’s the holidays. For more than 200 major American cities, that means that Santa will soon be stopping by to break the hearts of anxious civic leaders who have been naughty and hoped to find Amazon HQ2 under their tree, rather than a lump of coal. What they fail to...

Preparation is the best medicine.

Recent events around the world have really hit home with me. While the news has turned its attention to the after-effects of Harvey in Houston, my mind is on Aunt Helen and her fabulous fried chicken. That may seem a bit self-serving but hear me out. I was born and...

Once Upon a Time…

Everyone loves a good story. I know I do. It’s what keeps me up at night. No, I’m not scared of the dark and I don’t have insomnia. I just get caught up in a great movie at the theater or at home and can’t wait to see how it turns out, even if it means staying up...

Winning isn’t the only thing!

I was probably about five years old when my mother signed me up for T-ball. There, I was to learn the seemingly important skills of batting, catching, throwing and providing my parents with a chance to run errands without their child in tow. Sadly, I never mastered...