Changing the Narrative: Framing Our Stories

Changing the Narrative: Framing Our Stories

Upon self-reflection, it always amazes me what the brain decides to store away and, subsequently, retrieve at any given time. Even among all the chatter of new technologies and the not-too-distant prospect of artificial intelligence, I cannot imagine we will ever...
Bucket List Check Mark

Bucket List Check Mark

It’s not every day you get to check off a bucket list item. In particular, when the item is to go dog sledding in the Yukon Territory with your oldest daughter!  A father-daughter duo with crossover interests; mine being the Yukon Territory, and my daughters being all...
School’s Out

School’s Out

For those that have known me for a long time, they know that school was not easy for me. In fact, I remember when I finally graduated from high school, back in the mid 1980’s, my sister Mary Lynne said, “I won’t believe it until I see him walk across the platform.”...
Surviving Tragedy

Surviving Tragedy

The nineteen-century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, is known as the author of the quote, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”  A century later, we can find many variations of this concept in many forms with the easiest, and most ubiquitous, being “no...