Category Archives: life

Researching ethics and falling down the rabbit hole. Doing the Right Thing.  AND- 5 Reasons Glass-Steagall Matters 

Right now I have sequestered myself at a cabin so I could finish some writing. I had to work on a lecture on ETHICS. As often happens in my research I get pulled down the rabbit hole. I get too … Continue reading

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19 Lesson’s for my son on his 19th Birthday

1. Don’t quit a job before you even start. I have had some pretty terrible jobs before I had a job I loved. I once took a job working at a day camp and I seriously dreaded working 8-hour days … Continue reading

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Today Would Have Been My Brother’s Birthday

Dear Jeff, Not a day goes by that I don’t think about you. As we get closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas I remember the excitement you had as a youth. An excitement that you carried into adulthood. Today is your … Continue reading

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Election Day 2016

Every 4 years our country has a bloodless change of government. This year was crazy with both sides trying to frighten you into voting for them. What happened to being honorable? What happened to respect and the ability to agree … Continue reading

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My Anniversary

Today is my Anniversary. It’s been 26 pretty amazing years. I can truthfully say that I love Steph more today than when we were first married. This is going to be a different year as we are now “empty nesters”. … Continue reading

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A letter to my son as he leaves for college

Already the days are getting shorter, nature’s signal that everything must come to an end and begin again. Today is the day — the freedom you have longed for all year and the day I’ve dreaded for months, perhaps, even, since … Continue reading

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It’s our fault

How’s your Day? I spent mine talking about the final text messages a young man sent his mother from inside Pulse night club in Orlando. He typed out ‘Mommy’ in his pleas for help. I wanted to walk off the … Continue reading

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