The headlines of September 11th

Eleven years since the hijacked airliners razed the World Trade Center buildings.  The event was so sobering, its unifying effect on all Americans was powerful.  And to a degree, most Americans still feel the sense of national camaraderie, especially on its anniversary.  Below is a small sample of … [Read more...]

Please keep my family in your thoughts this week

My wife's mother, Mary, passed away suddenly yesterday afternoon.  She hasn't been well for some time, but not sick either which made her death a surprise to our family.  My father-in-law died only three years ago; he and my wife were very close.  And unfortunately, his death is still very fresh for … [Read more...]