Category Archives: Life Lessons

Life’s Small Dramas Continue

The first four weeks of our osprey’s return to paradise has been quite eventful… Oscar and Opal, as you may recall, returned to the Naval Academy in mid-March.  Other than chilly weather, all seemed to be well… at first.  About … Continue reading

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In praise of the sturdy “gladiola”

Yes, I know the correct spelling is “gladiolus,” but I’m going for the pronunciation I heard as a child. Let me retrace my train of thought, if that’s possible, and you have the patience… Recently, a friend was arranging some … Continue reading

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Here are two recent articles I’ve written on topics important to me, and to most of us, mental health and addiction.   http://www.whatsupmag.com/2017/05/10/141793/the-great-divide-what-do-we-need-to-keep-in-mind-when-faced-with-a-mental-health-situation-  http://www.whatsupmag.com/2017/06/07/146065/our-state-of-recovery-staunching-the-lethal-tide-of-addiction-in-maryland-and-the-united-states   

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Sweet 16!

Okay!  Sound the trumpets.  I’m delighted to announce the arrival of Opal and Oscar, senior resident ospreys at the US Naval Academy for what will be 16 years. Based on the birds’ schedule in years past, I’d been watching anxiously … Continue reading

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