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Be good to each other

To cheer us all up, here’s a great cartoon from Nate Swinehart – a fantastic and funny reminder of why it’s so important to be good to each other, especially in dark times… 12 more words


Resilience - a will and a way

When I parked my car at work on a wet and windy morning recently I looked up and saw this.It make me think about tenacity and resilience –  believe me, the car park is a grey and barren nest of concrete, not an obvious place for plants to grow. 30 more words


Finally kayaked and made someone's day...

I had the day off today, and so it’s been a long weekend.  A long weekend of doing absolutely nothing and eating barely anything.  A weekend feeling paralyzed.   1,139 more words


The Lifelong Loss of a Due Date and Still Choosing to Be Ever Upward

August 31st, 2012

The day we dreamed our first child (or children, as we transferred two embryos) were to be born. We would have hoped to welcome one or two babies into the world around this time. 638 more words


Two very different champions

Within the past few weeks, both the soccer teams on which I play won their respective league championships. These achievements, while trivial in the grand scheme of life, nevertheless fill me with pride and some satisfaction.  1,577 more words


A Leadership Journey

I just returned from my annual Executive Leadership Expedition with the National Outdoor Leadership School. As usual, I am filled with inspiration and humility before the mountains, the people I was with, and the totality of the experience. 1,059 more words

Character Development