There are Just Two Kinds of Fear

There are Just Two Kinds of Fear

The iconic baseball great, Yogi Berra, said, “The future ain’t what it used to be.” Yogi must have seen that future because today, all of us are wondering how the effects of COVID-19 will change our lives. Uncertainty in what we previously took for granted unsettles...
America, the Virus, & the Veterinarian

America, the Virus, & the Veterinarian

Seven years ago, about this time of year, my wife and I shuttered our business and filed for personal bankruptcy. We lost most everything. Business. Home. Cars. I’m thankful for the experience now, but those were dark times. “What occupation and income do you expect,”...
When I Was a Child

When I Was a Child

I rounded the corner to hear my son call my three-year-old grandson to come out of the woods behind their house. There was only a slight hesitation as the boy slowed, momentarily. “Put on your listening ears,“ my son warned. “I left them in the woods,” replied the...
The Best Friend You May Have Never Known

The Best Friend You May Have Never Known

Do you ever feel like there is a story unfolding around you, but you can’t quite wrap your head around it? Do you sometimes catch fleeting glimpses of a larger picture? Relax; I’m not talking about conspiracy theories, politics, or even, the Latter Days. Nonetheless,...