Category Archives: General

Find the Center of Your Hurricane

Find the center of your hurricane Find the center of your hurricane, which isn’t always the weather. As I write this, the remnants of Hurricane (now Tropical Depression) Guillermo is dropping rain on us.  Hurricanes in Hawaii are a big deal.  We’re thousands of miles from any help and each island is a sitting duck…

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The Power of Infrastructure

Moving from home means losing your infrastructure Moving thousands of miles from home involves more than selling everything you own and buying it again months later at Goodwill.  Your entire infrastructure dissolves – doctors, dentists, the car guy who won’t rip you off, and your hairdresser. I’ve had three haircuts (or is it four?) since…

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It’s Sad That We Need a Tragedy to Remind Us of What Is Important

Tragedy after tragedy reminds us of what is important The tragic news from Sandy Hook Elementary has galvanized the nation in support of dozens of grieving families. Blame will be cast and speeches made, urging reforms on gun ownership and mental health treatments. We can only speculate on whether our government takes action on any…

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