“Newcomers” My husband, Peter, and I feel like social butterflies.
Q: How is Iowa integral to Thanksgiving?
If you were a woman And I was a man Would it be so hard to understand That a heart’s a heart And we do what we can If you were a woman And I was a man —”If You Were A Woman (And I Was A Man),”
“Loved and Lost” We thought we would miss the festivities, which just shows how much we still have to learn about Mexico. My husband, Peter, and I arrived in San Miguel de Allende on the 2nd of November.
I could use this space to wax poetic about the concept of time and unpredictability of the future—for what would likely feel like the hundredth time since taking over this column in 2018—but regular readers of this column are no doubt tired of the
Letter to the Editor,


If you happen to be a child of the 70s, you surely remember the ad campaign where Woodsy Owl, encouraged us to ‘Give a Hoot. Don’t Pollute.’ You may also remember the Native American gentleman, canoeing down a filthy river, with a tear in his eye. Well, although conditions locally and across the...
Marchers in this year’s 4th of July parades in small towns across America passed a variety of Main Street businesses: barber shops, restaurants, computer repair services. What all these small businesses have in common is that none of them use unpatriotic offshore tax dodges to avoid paying their...
Smart leaders learn from their mistakes. While it’s always easier (and less painful) to learn from the mistakes of others, messing up once in a while is inevitable. Hey, no one’s perfect, right? Many of the best lessons I teach at EntreLeadership Master Series are culled from mistakes. I messed up...


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