Some people are born to lead. Most people aren’t. The problem, I’ve found, is that the non-leaders don’t seem to understand their many shortcomings. I’m not just talking about work or in the many volunteer groups that we’ve been a part of through the years. There is a much bigger picture. I’m talking about everything […]
To steal part of a line from the late Lou Gehrig, I consider myself to be a lucky guy. Very lucky. I’ve neither won a lottery nor learned that I was the sole heir to a long-lost billionaire relative’s fortune. I’ve only picked the exacta once — it was an off-track quarter-horse race. And I’ve […]
My father had it with me. His father probably had with him. And his father’s father before. The talk. I’m talking neither about the birds and bees nor the discussion about family secrets revealed. This talk is the one that fathers have with their sons just before they are about to show the boy – […]
Easy as pie? Ha!
The worst part? Getting the crust in pie pan. I accidentally discovered an easier way: use a peel. Flour it, roll out your crust and slide it into the pie pan. Works like a dream — every time.