Feel the fear — and do it anyway

My grandson lives in Florida. When the family moved in 2020, the new house had a pool. Bonus! — given that public pools were closed due to COVID. Last summer, 4-year-old Patrick hated if his face even got wet. He would stand on tiptoes to make sure that his head was above the water line.…

“See You on the Radio!”

On Tuesday (May 25th) I will be the guest author on AUTHOR’S HOUR with Wayne Barber. Tune into 1380 on the AM dial or 99.9FM at 9:00am EDT to hear me talk about my award winning (!) books and author related Intellectual Property issues like obtaining copyright protection for your works of art. Don’t just…

Where the wild things are

Six members of my spirituality group spent three days at Loyola on the Potomac, a Jesuit Retreat House in Faulkner, Maryland. Loyola sits on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River, surrounded by 235 acres of rolling woodland. To allow for Covid safety protocols, there was limited attendance at the program, which meant all attendees had…

Second guessing

January 2015, DC Metro Yellow Line: Just after L’Enfant station, the train jerked to a stop. It lurched and stalled again. It seemed like typical Metro — until smoke started seeping in. Curls wafted through the vents and door seams. First, it didn’t seem like a big deal, but it got thicker fast, and the…