Bridging The Generation Gap

“Torii Hunter was drafted by the Minnesota Twins back in 1993. His first two spring trainings happened to coincide with Kirby Puckett’s final two years in the majors in 1994 and 1995. As a high school kid out of Arkansas, Hunter soaked up as much knowledge as he could from the future Hall of Famer. … Continue reading Bridging The Generation Gap

Creating Your Own Personal Renaissance

During the last piece I posted, "Empathy and "Shared Experiences", I attempted to make a case for going beyond the normal "having empathy for someone" to embracing the power of actually sharing their life situation. This skill will be needed if we stand to have any chance of reclaiming our communities and the civic power … Continue reading Creating Your Own Personal Renaissance

Empathy and “Shared Experiences”

2021 and the tenacious staying power of COVID-19 has brought us a total unique set of societal circumstances and redefined our relationships with those around us. Whatever was considered “normal” before, probably no longer exists. How we co-exist with our families, friends, neighbors and business collaborators will be up to our own creating – not … Continue reading Empathy and “Shared Experiences”

Rebuilding the “Middle Ring”

2021 and the tenacious staying power of COVID-19 has brought us a totally unique set of societal circumstances and redefined our view of community. Whatever was considered “normal” before, probably no longer exists. How we co-exist with our families, friends, neighbors and business collaborators will be up to our own creating – not dependent on … Continue reading Rebuilding the “Middle Ring”

Creating an Oasis in a Food Desert

The past year has put us all in physical, mental and social disarray. Maybe most of all it's put our relationship with food on the front burner of our attention, literally and figuratively. A spontaneous trip to the grocery store or that weekend night out featuring dinner at your favorite restaurant is now looked at … Continue reading Creating an Oasis in a Food Desert