I heard the news of Angelina Jolie’s mastectomy on NPR last Tuesday as I was driving to work. Several co-workers stopped by my office that morning to ask what I thought about her decision to remove both her breasts to prevent her from getting breast cancer. “I think she’s brave,” I said. “I think she’s […]
I keep hearing about how we live in a culture where there are few heroes or good role models. People cite the painful failures of politicians, the doping scandals in major league sports, and the booking photos of starlets. To many it seems that heroes do not exist in a 24-hour cable news culture and […]
I rented a cabin for the month of August in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Just me and my dog. I’m going into the most busy season of my adult life in the next few months so I thought I’d get away and edit the new book, finish some business curriculum and write for my life.
The place I rented has a pond, which is perfect for me. My dog Lucy loves to swim and a significant part of my writing routine involves taking breaks along the edge of a river, throwing a tennis ball and waiting for the next […]