They aren’t leaders now, at least not in the traditional sense, but they are neverending sources of inspiration for me. These are five of the hardest lessons I learned from them. 1) If people don’t want to play with you, it might be more about them than you. Oh, the tears when someone chose not […]Read More Five Leadership Lessons From My Kids
In just the past two weeks, your world has changed. And that’s true no matter where in the world you are. If you don’t know someone who’s been exposed or laid low by coronavirus, the experts say you likely will soon. So, what to do in such touch times? I harken back to the last […]Read More When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Bake Cookies
I’m not a hospital administrator or the owner of a clinic, yet over my lifetime I’ve had to hire at least three dozen doctors. They’ve been medical advisors, surgical ‘fixers’, and those who have risen to the job of ushering my family through life’s transitions: beginning, middle, and end. For most of my life, I’ve […]Read More How to Hire a Doctor
Disclosure: I am not a qualified, or even semi-qualified, investment advisor. You can find them many other places than here. But I am a qualified mom. And note-taker. So these are just notes from my history of doing things with money that I’m passing on to my own kids. If your mom disagrees with me, […]Read More Investment Notes from Mom
Dorothy, we’re not in Kansas anymore. The moral compass that Auntie Em and Uncle Henry provided has been spun through the eye of the tornado and it has lost its direction. I don’t have to tell you, right? You watch the news. You make judgments. And, I expect you have a moral compass that tells […]Read More Creeps and Cheats and Crooks, Oh My!
Bear with me a moment here. I’d better leave a note for my (grownup) kids here, even though I’m pretty sure they don’t read this blog. Mom is still as left liberal as she always was and she still wishes we still had that last family still living in the White House. But sometimes, you […]Read More On Being a Republican Parent