Friendship

Once upon a time, I took a lot of stock in the notion that what mattered most was “who you are when no one’s looking.” Ok, there’s some value in such a self-assessment. We do need to have a level of integrity in what we do on our own and what we profess in public. […]

Life Verse

Sometimes people ask if I have, or had at one time, a “life verse.” I say no. I’m not a “life verse” kind of person. In confronting this question I usually feel like I’m being asked a version of that recurring query from childhood, “Who is your hero?” I never had a hero–not in the […]