Beyond Excitement


 Susan Cain, author of the book Quiet, The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking was asked the question "Are you excited?" at the registration table of a Tony …

A Shining Soul


 I never met Hilary Bruhn, the poet-accountant, a classmate of my wife's during their years together at a Vancouver private school. But I've heard about her for many years. 

 Wendy's …

Union at the High School Reunion?


 I just read a perfectly delightful exchange between a 'thirty something' godson of mine with a friend of his on Facebook. They were discussing a political issue and maintained …

A Shared Quest for Understanding


 When I was eight years old I moved into a neighborhood where a nasty, foul-mouthed kid lived across the street. Well, he didn't like me either.  So we sparred. 

 As I recall, …