Stubborn

I believe that just about every personality trait is inherently neutral. Most traits serve us well up to a point. Almost any aspect of our personalities can get us in trouble if taken too far. For instance, industrious can lead to getting a lot done and feeding a family. However, it can also lead to …

Lost in Space

"Danger, Will Robinson". Like the robot from the 1960s television series, I am tempted to shout the same warning about the 2016 Presidential election. However, the warning may actually be a bit premature. Perhaps 2016 is merely the year we finally shed certain political shibboleths like we abandon iconic cultural symbols that seem permanent while …

A Letter to My Sons About Appropriate Attire

Fathers have an obligation to pass on what they know to their sons.  As you boys get older, I wanted to give you  some rules about how to properly dress for occasions that require more thought than blue jeans and a t-shirt.  I started thinking about this the other day when one of you asked …

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