Imbalance

Imbalance

Millennials have inundated the workforce. The sheer numbers of this generation provide these young professionals a more powerful voice than that of their predecessors, comparatively diminutive Gen X-ers. Strength in numbers enables shared ideals to gain traction, even...
Long in the Tooth

Long in the Tooth

Frailty concerns me more than the grim reaper. With a swing of his scythe, it’s over. Nothing more to worry about. It’s quite the opposite with frailty, when our aging physiological frame must be buttressed by canes, walkers and scooters. Lately, I’ve been giving some...
The Unexpected

The Unexpected

Blessed with good health, a rewarding career and an understanding wife, I embarked on an Indonesian surf trip in 2013. When it comes to surfing, like many of my wave riding brethren, I tend to horde precious free time. During this foray into liquid bliss, I reached...
Ordinary Characters

Ordinary Characters

There’s a certain connection we have with ordinary people facing extraordinary circumstances. We appreciate that one doesn’t have to be a foreign diplomat or a C.I.A. agent to be intertwined in geopolitical affairs. Imagine the impact Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination...
Rapid-fire Opinions

Rapid-fire Opinions

My, how social media has changed the way we source and digest the news. These are indeed interesting times. It’s perplexing to consider how divisive we’ve become on platforms intended to connect us. Before expounding on caustic social media behavior, it’s worth a look...

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