September 8, 2019

“While you might be curious how FBI negotiators get some of the world’s toughest bad guys to give up their hostages, you could be excused for wondering what hostage negotiation has to do with your life,” writes Chris Voss in his book, Never Split the Difference – negot...

June 5, 2019

There are days when I can’t remember what I walked into my garage to get, I forget to take my daily medication and cannot recall the pin number to my debit card.  Before you wonder if I am suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s disease, let me just say I AM able to rec...

April 18, 2019

I reached for the lever to drain the water out of the bathtub and heard my husband chuckling through the bathroom door.  I was curious what he was laughing at but not surprised as this is part of our daily routine.  Every night while I go through my hour bedtime ritual...

August 27, 2018

One of my earliest childhood recollections is the comforting feeling of climbing into my canopy bed. I’d slide under the white eyelet bedspread and nestle under the weight of it as my mom sat on the edge.  She would pull the covers up around my neck as I recited my bed...

February 13, 2018

The past couple of Super Bowls have been remarkable.  Last year’s 25-point deficit didn’t stop the New England Patriots from winning and this year’s record setting offenses saw the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Super Bowl over those same Patriots.  Great plays an...

January 28, 2018

Today's blog about commitment was borrowed from a very well written piece by our daughter Carley, and was posted back around Christmas time.  We couldn't have said it any better, so with her permission, we are passing it on to you in it's entirety.  Enjoy!...