Month: February 2016

I'll Push You

I'll Push You

In 2010 Emilio Estevez starred in and directed his father, Martin Sheen, in the movie, “The Way.” Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who comes to France to collect the remains of his son, killed in the Pyrenees in a storm while walking the Camino de Santiago. But instead of returning home, Tom sets out on the pilgrimage to honor his son’s desire to finish the journey. What he doesn’t ...[Read More]

A Tale of Two Brothers

A Tale of Two Brothers

In 1963, when I was a junior in high school, four of us decided to take on President Kennedy’s challenge to walk 50 miles in one day. His brother, Bobby, had just finished his own walk, trudging through snow and slush from Washington, DC, to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia – wearing Oxford loafers on his feet. We were inspired and anxious to do the same. Up at dawn in our loafers (and wi ...[Read More]

Silver and Gold

Silver and Gold

I was impatient because I felt my head – not my heart – condemning me that I was just standing there when I should be doing something practical to help…and there was only one thing I knew to do.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

If you click on this link and submit a current photograph, you can see what you will look like in the future. It’s called “age progression software” and was developed by forensic experts to help find people who had been missing for years. Another tool you can use to get a peek into the future is to read “Generations: The History of America’s Future” by William Strauss and Neil Howe. Wh ...[Read More]