July 22, 2017 Okay God, I’ll admit, in writing, that I’m depressed. One of the biggest signs is that I’m overeating, a lot. Other signs include the fact that I’m not planning, I’m not working on the book, and I don’t care to try to converse with my neighbors – although admittedly that is hard… Continue reading Stayed Tuned!
Everyone has that one friend or family member who, upon hearing your plan for something – a building project, or a party – jumps right in to help, saying things like “don’t you worry, I’ll take care of…” some key part of the project. You smile and thank them, appreciating their enthusiasm; but experience has… Continue reading Everyone has that ONE friend…
Yesterday was the ninth anniversary of the death of my dad. It was also the anniversary of my parents’ firstborn child’s birth – she died when she was ten months old. Nine years ago we thought it just like Dad to go home to celebrate his daughter’s birthday. Here is the tribute I shared with… Continue reading Yesterday
“Morals and manners will rise or decline with our attention to grammar.” Jason Chamberlain, 1911 Communicating effectively in two-dimensional media has been my passion, my gift, and was my career. The quote above was said at the inaugural address of Jason Chamberlain as he began his tenure as the President of the University of Vermont.… Continue reading Words Matter!