Just Checking In

Katrina, Haiti, the Gulf: we hear news reports as these calamitous events transpire; we see pictures that evoke empathy, sympathy, and compassion; we have and hear discussions about relief efforts…

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The Delicate Balance

"Toe-may-toe," "ta-mah-toe" - cheddar or Swiss, pen-stripped or plaid, romance or action, Dial or Dove, Bounty or Brawny - many of the choices that we encounter in our day-to-day activities…

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Gun Tied

We all are still painfully aware of the death dealing violence perpetrated by Jared Lee Loughner on the 8th of January. Our memories are still capable of recalling the eerie…

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Humanizing Heights

On December 24, 1968 Apollo 8 astronauts snapped the picture now known as "Earthrise." Earthrise captures, for the first time in human history, the Earth rising over the lunar landscape.…

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Behind the Curtain

Do you recall the memorable scene in the Wizard of Oz when Toto pulls back the emerald green curtain revealing the "real" wizard in all of his humanness, smallness, agedness,…

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