With more of us at home and less frequent trips to the grocery store since we have been sheltering in place, Friday has become a day for challah making (not just eating) in my family Different... Read More

An Apology Please

Our public leaders are also our teachers This week, Representative Ted Yoho delivered a paradoxical lesson on apologies It reminded me of the "opposite game" I played with my kids when they were... Read More

Celebrating Light at Times of Darkness

We are living during a period of history that is testing people's coping skills, resilience, and spirit I have heard many people say that we have yet to see the "light at the end of the tunnel" when... Read More

Mental Health in our Gardens

Like many of you, I have been spending more time in the garden this year Planting lavender everywhere, giving tomatoes one more try, and even experimenting with corn I am not sure about the corn... Read More

Happy Interdependence Day

Tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States Signed in 1776, the Declaration of Independence put forward a bold vision on a profoundly flawed foundation that included only white male property... Read More


Last week, the United States Supreme Court decided a landmark civil rights case In a 6-3 ruling, the court determined that federal anti-bias law, already on the books for decades, covers... Read More

Men, Mental Health and Tech Meet Ups

With this Sunday being Father's Day and June being Men's Mental Health Month, I have been thinking about men and mental health Often, the discussion about men and mental health focuses on how... Read More

Is A Shadow Pandemic Brewing?

The COVID-19 pandemic has abruptly caused the largest and most rapid disruption to how and where we work since anyone can remember From Wuhan to Wichita, from mom and pop shops to... Read More