Holidays

Brain Engaged!

Skiing is a marvelous sport; but it also has inherent risks.  And while we’ve all heard someone say to us, “Be careful,” Don’t ski too fast,” Don’t take chances, etc., those cautions are usually dismissed within seconds of hearing them. Meanwhile, my son-in-law uses... Read More

The Perfect Gift

Attendant to the Christmas season comes the inevitable search for that perfect gift.  Now I don’t know if there actually is such a thing as a “perfect gift;” nonetheless, many years ago I heard a story about a gift that comes pretty darned close to describing one, and... Read More

A Day of Remembrance

Memorial Day is not a holiday in the usual celebratory sense of the word.  Rather, it is a commemoration of selfless sacrifice by many patriots and comrades-in-arms, who remain “forever young” in the memory of those of us who had the privilege of serving alongside of... Read More