• Making a Difference

    Making a Difference

    Sunday night, May 4th, 2014, 6:00 p.m. in a quiet excerb of the San Francisco Bay Area.  Four shots ring out, and lying dead in the doorway of his mother’s [...]

  • The Blind Leading the Blind

    The Blind Leading the Blind

    A friend of mine runs a community-based program in New York City for older youth designed to encourage them to prepare and plan for college.  Fine work, by any standard. [...]

  • Being Honest

    Being Honest

    The Argument Her: “The kids would miss feeling like they’re part of it.” Me: “But they’re not part of it.  We’re lying to them.  It’s dishonest.” This was part of [...]

  • Killing the Spirit

    Killing the Spirit

    Nothing kills the spirit of desiring to do something more than being required to do that thing. A true statement in general, here I’m talking about reading.  My son was [...]

  • The Fabric

    The Fabric

    In other articles, I’ve alluded to what I call “The Fabric”. Capitalized. The Fabric is nearly indescribable, yet it is in evidence all around us, in us, and through our [...]

  • What It's All About

    What It’s All About

    Sometimes we lose sight of the big picture. Sometimes we need a slap in the head from the Universe to remind us – not of what we’re doing – but [...]

  • The Inner Game

    “All we are, we are” – Matt Nathanson “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi Many times we wonder what it is that sets some [...]