Some people keep pets for the cuddles and companionship; it turns out what I enjoy are the philosophical rabbit holes, the sudden tumbles into life’s deepest, most intractable mysteries. Like, when my cat Toby looks at me, what does he see? As a provider of food and shelter, does he regard me as a parent? … Continue reading I Can’t Stop Wondering: What’s Going On Inside My Cat’s Head?
Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, Churchill went to Washington with his chiefs of staff to meet President Roosevelt and the American military leaders and coordinate plans for the defeat of the common enemy. On Christmas Eve Churchill broadcast to the world from the White House on the 20th annual … Continue reading A Churchill Christmas
On Christmas Eve, 52 years ago, the first manned mission to the moon entered lunar orbit. That evening, Lunar Module Pilot William Anders captured this image of our blue planet, now known as Earthrise. The crew of Apollo 8 made the following reading from the Book of Genesis verses 1-10. “We are now approaching lunar … Continue reading Apollo 8: Earthrise
Those taking the reins in Washington could benefit from binge-watching a classic political drama, The West Wing. Homebound by the Covid-19 pandemic, Americans are bingeing on TV shows like never before. New streaming service subscriptions are up more than 70%, and it seems like everyone is hooked on something. For me, it’s been an old … Continue reading Lead Like Leo
Hi everyone, and happy Friday! I hope you're all having a great day and are ready for an even better weekend! Here is what I am thankful for going into the last weekend of August... Quick chargingAir conditioning (106...seriously?)FriendsRational thoughtLazy afternoons
Hello everyone and I hope your Wednesday is off to a great start! We’re halfway through the week already! Here are a few things I’m thankful for this morning... 1. Friends coming home early 2. Cool mornings 3. Hot showers 4. Unexpected projects 5. Zoom meetings
Hello everyone and I hope your week is off to a great start! Here is what I'm thankful for this Tuesday morning... Early flightsHot coffeeGood emailsOvernight rainSurprises
Good morning everyone, let's just get right to it shall we? FaceTime with more than 2 peopleLate-night math quizzesEarly morning thunderstormsToby cuddlesCash & Cayenne cuddles
Hello everyone, happy Sunday! I hope everyone has had a great weekend so far and is enjoying a relaxing Sunday morning. I wanted to update you all on a few articles I'm currently working on (they've taken a back-burner position this past week while I was helping a friend and working on some projects that … Continue reading Good Morning
Happy Saturday everyone! Today I am grateful for many things, but here are a few of my favorites... FaceTime coffee with JaimieShortened conference callsNo hangoversToby cuddlesOne day closer to Wednesday...