Staying Together

For years early in November, I’ve asked people whether they were cooking (hosting) or traveling for Thanksgiving. I probably won’t do that this year. This year has brought so many changes to so many people. But this year especially, I

Building Together

For months we’ve been inundated with reports and numbers, haven’t we, Dear Reader? It started with reports from the other side of the world that didn’t seem to have much affect on us. Gradually, the reports and numbers spread from

Is there a veteran in your life, Dear Reader? Do you think your personal perspective is influenced by that relationship?For years I was convinced that being raised by a World War II vet was the most powerful influence in my