The fun of “What if…?”

The fun of “What if…?”

I had the pleasure of walking the kids to school this morning. The air was crisp, the sky was a brilliant blue, and the sun was really just beginning to come up on the horizon of our back-streets path.  One of the things that’s happened since I made my career transition is that I’ve been much more aware of the sky.  It’s not that my head is so much in the clouds (with all the connotations of ditzy dreaming that come along with that phrase), but...

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Dancing, re-inventing, and connecting: the magic of music

Like many people around the world today, I was sad to hear of the passing of David Bowie.  Although I cannot count myself among his many die-hard fans, it is clear that the world has truly lost a musical legend.  The radio has been filled with his tunes, and as I sat in a cafe this morning to get ready for a mid-morning meeting, the rhythms and lyrics of some of his many songs were in the air and in the essence of the atmosphere.  The...

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Cold turkey or weaning – what would Punxsutawney Phil do?

It’s a new year, and therefore many of us in the human being world are inclined to set new intentions and resolutions for the calendar year ahead.  In so many ways, it’s such an arbitrary and unhelpful date to do this.  The new year begins after an intense period of revelry, extra spending, and the high emotions that go along with more time with our families, travel, and the imposed joyful sentiment of the holiday season.  Our livers are...

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