Monthly Archives: December 2010
A recent NPR segment (12.30.10) proposed that people are getting meaner and that 2010 reached a new level of sordid. Their message was that comments in almost every venue were snarky, rude, and downright vile, “The meanness meter went pretty high in … Continue reading
It could be just happenstance but in more instances than not this season I’ve been wished a “Merry Christmas.” I’m not sure what that’s all about but I’m noticing. What are you hearing?
This is the time of year when so much is vying for our attention it can be somewhat difficult to know how to listen. The traditional Christmas Carol asks the question: Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy Do … Continue reading
In previous posts I’ve written about the importance of asking questions and then pausing to listen, really listen for the answer. This season I’ve taken the opportunity on two ocassions to practice a form of “ice-breaker.” It’s not profound or for … Continue reading
What I will remember about Elizabeth Edwards is the gift she gave me less than nine weeks ago at the Livingston Economic Club, held at Cleary University in Howell, MI. I was privileged to be in attendance and even meet her … Continue reading
Last evening my wife and I spent a couple of hours hanging out at our local coffee shop; sharing our favorite holiday drink, reading, and conversation. A guitar player provided his own renditions of Christmas carols with a classical and personal … Continue reading