Civil Dissent: Can US Politics Return To It?

Civil Dissent: Can US Politics Return To It?

A young woman I know, a middle-schooler, has named her new kitten after Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She learned about Ginsburg when she read a children’s book about her: I Dissent (more on that later). The girl became a fan, and now the cat is named “Ruthie.” I can’t think...
8 Lessons Learned on My 50th Birthday

8 Lessons Learned on My 50th Birthday

A global pandemic never factored into my imagination when I envisioned my 50th birthday. Quarantine certainly changed my plans as the half-century mark of my life arrived but having my two adult sons with me is a greater gift than I could ever want. I’ve been told...
Fields of Dreams: Lessons from Sports

Fields of Dreams: Lessons from Sports

Baseball has been called America’s pastime; maybe that’s why I watched opening day with so much solace, joy and hope this year. Around the country, we are hearing “play ball” for baseball, football, basketball and other sports. However, during a raging pandemic, we...