What a Marriage a Difference Makes

(Posted to my “From Here to Discernity” blog at SantaFe.com, September 1, 2011) I met Marisa when she enrolled in my general semantics class at TCU (Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX) in January 2007. After she graduated that spring, she worked for me at a nonprofit organization I managed. She became friends with …

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8 Passages for Uncertain Career Journeys

My friend and former career adviser Helen Harkness was asked to edit a special edition of a journal for career development professionals in 2010. She invited me to submit an article/essay, which was accepted. The theme of the special edition was Mid Life Career Crisis: How chaos theory and positive psychology can help. The edition …

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Signs of My Time 10.30.10

A compilation of signs observed at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington, D.C. on 10.30.10. (3:00) As of 14 Nov 2020, this video is temporarily unavailable due to webhost migration. Please check back soon.

The One-Minute Poem

I was going to write a one-minute poem To tell you about my act. No, the real reason I was going to write a poem was To impress you With my wit, my insight, my intelligence and My all too transparent veil of pretentious modesty and humility. The first line was to be “I’ve built …

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AFA at West Point 1974

During my 2nd Class year I was very fortunate to get one of the coveted slots to make the trip to West Point for the 1974 Falcons vs. Army football game. Unfortunately, we didn’t win the game but I remember it as a fun trip and came away very impressed by the historic site. Somehow, …

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