Why Cry?

It happened last week I was doing just fine and then I had a very difficult conversation First my voice cracked, then the tears started Not one of those big, snotty cries laced with gasps for breath,... Read More

Remembering 9/11… and Other Memorials

Everyone old enough to remember, remembers exactly where they were 15 years ago on September 11th when planes came crashing into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center  I was living in Japan and... Read More

Summer at the Seashore

In the northern hemisphere we are in the homestretch of less structured days, flip flops and fireflies before the start of school bus pickups and corduroys Up and down the coasts, beaches are chock... Read More

It’s all fun and games until…

It’s all fun and games until… it’s an addiction: Two weeks ago I wrote about Pokemon Go, the global blockbuster interactive-reality game being played by millions, myself included I heard from a... Read More

Remembering Elie Wiesel

Remembering Elie Wiesel On the second of July we said goodbye to Elie Wiesel, one of the greatest humanitarians of our time  Born 30 September 1928 in Romania, Holocaust survivor and... Read More

Landmark Resolution for Mental Health

Landmark Resolution on Mental Health Globally  Getting something passed unanimously by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is quite a coup The fact that we’re talking about a... Read More

We Are Orlando

Less than two weeks ago, we woke up to news of incomprehensible violence – this time in Orlando, Florida, whose claim to fame used to be theme parks Now, Orlando will forever be known as the place... Read More