Category Archives: Tragedy

Turning the Page on Sexual Misconduct: Why We Must Look at What’s Behind the Behavior

We’re all aware of the parade of powerful, public figures from Today Show host Matt Lauer to hotel and casino mogul Steve Wynn to White House staffers who have fallen in the #MeToo movement. It has gained momentum as women … Continue reading

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A New Beginning!

Saturday morning Ellie and I went for a long walk along the Hudson River. We used to enjoy these morning excursions as a regular part of our weekends. The operative phrase here is ‘used to’, which I’ll explain in a … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month: A Daily Reminder

May is “Mental Health Awareness Month.” I’m glad that mental health awareness has a month, but I believe that it’s critical to keep the awareness going year round. An article in the New York Times earlier this week reminded me … Continue reading

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Charleston a Father’s Day Thought

The church massacre on Wednesday where 9 people were shot to death in a Charleston, South Carolina church, is a dramatic example of the dichotomy between love and hate – good and evil!!   Hateful attitudes and violent behavior towards … Continue reading

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Just Give!

This morning on the show “CBS Sunday Morning” I was taken by the story of a couple whose little boy died from a rare form of cancer. They talked about their heartache and how they are coping with it. By … Continue reading

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