Category Archives: Life Lessons

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. – Mother Teresa

Last evening I participated in a memorial walk to honor five, local journalists who had been killed the previous day by an angry man with a shotgun. The senseless violence and inexplicable grief of which I’d read in countless articles, … Continue reading

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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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