FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN CONTROL

My wife, Kathleen, found this very timely and relevant graphic. How I am choosing what to be anxious about and how I plan to focus my time and attention. The only change I would make to this chart is to add to the outer circle is that we can’t control “Jackasses and...

Book testimonial – J. Rich

I just finished reading your wonderful book, which should be a textbook for any course given to professionals and non- professionals in the world of Senior Care. Most importantly, you capture that Senior Care is an emotionally charged environment that impacts the...

McKnight’s 40 for 40 Honor

I am incredibly honored to have been recognized as of McKnight’s 40 for 40. “As part of the 40th anniversary of McKnight’s, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News have been recognizing 40 notable newsmakers. Each week, the brands have...

THE AVONDALE CLASS OF ’65 REUNION- PREBITS

The Avondale High School Class of 1965 is nationally unheralded but I am confident is the best graduating class in America for that decade by any measure: size, sports championships, SAT scores, musical talent, cheerleading, admissions to Ivy League schools and Dekalb...

How Old is Old?

My Avondale High School Class of ’65 has a close-knit circle of longstanding friends. Our Queen Mother that coordinates communications among the 600 plus classmates is Kay Connelly, who edits a weekly class newsletter called “A-MAIL.”. It relives...
The Era of Inspiration

The Era of Inspiration

Diffey, Kathy, and Steve are the three Wise People that would show up at the manger today bearing gifts of wisdom for the Baby Jesus and his earthly parents… All three continue to do so for all of us. My wife, Kathleen, is another inspirational source to me-...