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We were at our desks in the Marketing Department of The Record newspaper in Hackensack, New Jersey, when my co-worker Wendy started to panic. She had just heard about an airliner crashing into the World Trade Center. Her husband Kevin was due to fly out of New York that morning. Desperate for information, she needed … Continue reading 9-11
You are more than your résumé. You are the result of a unique intersection of matter, time, and space. I mean, the odds against you being here are astronomical. You are a gift. Truly a one-time special offer. At the same time, you’re no big deal; there are billions of other people in the world. … Continue reading Parting words left on my LinkedIn profile
Before I talk about Mom, I want to say a few words about hospice. In her story “Collective Nouns for Humans in the Wild,” flash fiction author Kathy Fish suggests a group of hospice workers be called a grace. I wholeheartedly agree. They are angels on Earth. For weeks these kind souls came into our … Continue reading Remarks At My Mother’s Memorial
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