Here’s my informed opinion: you’re one of my friends who is not looking for something else to do. Your plate is full, and the requests for your time are backed up like planes waiting to land at O’Hare. Despite the jammed portfolio of mission-critical assignments into which you must devote significant attention, your participation and […]
Could your Calling come in a bottle of Guinness?
Let me lead off with a confession/reveal: though I’ve not employed 23andMe to examine my personal family history, I’m pretty sure that I have no significant link to Irish forebears. Both of our daughters were given names with an Irish lilt (Shannon and Erin), but the only “green” in our family hangs in the closets, […]
What day is it?
“Beware the Ides of March.” Most days are like nondescript puppies in a big litter; grouped into mutual obscurity made up of 24-hour periods whose names end in “y.” Tomorrow usually looks a lot like yesterday, but with a few more scars and wrinkles from what is likely to happen today. But, then, there are […]
Lincoln was right (and so was Biden)
Okay, here’s a quick-answer exercise – from the news, and from history – that will paint an interesting picture of where we’ve come, as a nation, in 154 short years. Two quotes follow: who was the nationally-notable political leader who was willing to say: “…a guy who’s a decent guy, our vice president…” Quote from: […]