The Investment Answer

“The answers are all true,” Mike whispered to Al. Mike and I were seventh graders in Mr. Wright’s first period health class and we had just finished an exam of true/false questions. We knew the answers were all true, because we had corrected the test in class. Mr. Wright sternly warned us against divulging this […]

Think About It!

“Think about it.” It is a comment I have often heard because I tend to talk faster than I think. In this case, however, I was the one using the expression in response to a statement by my ninety-two-year-old father. We were visiting the gravesite of my mother when he became agitated and angrily remarked, […]

Make Prudent Choices and Don’t Blink

“Tom Delonge gave me his guitar!” From the level of excitement in her voice, I knew that my daughter considered this gift a very big deal, but I had no clue why. Looking at her Facebook page after our conversation, I started to see why she was so excited: “Hillary had the BEST weekend EVER […]