Photo by Jhonis Martins from Pexels David Brooks’s Five Lies can empower us, one truth at a time Before I’d finished reading Five Lies Our Culture Tells, I wanted to send it to everyone I know. David Brooks had clearly articulated my reasons for leaving a profession I’d worked so hard to join. (The article summarizes […]
Month: April 2019
Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels One muppet on the street taught us empathy; surely we can learn the crossroads One of my first teachers of empathy was a young amphibian on Sesame Street, a vulnerable companion sharing his lonely greenness. Like millions of kids in 1969, I related to and felt my heart swell with love […]
Is There a Problem If I Can’t Stay Put?
Photo by Kelvin Mah on Unsplash After 25 moves and six states, it’s time to find out My household moves are hardly Ripley’s worthy, but given the average American moves 11-12 times over their entire lifespan, should I be concerned? According to the Social Security Administration, I have 25 more years to move. Biologically. If the government […]