Whose Opinion? When?

A former colleague was fond of saying “I knew it!” after someone had done something worthy of note. Besides the sheer audacity of this remark there is the issue of accuracy. Human beings are just plain inaccurate in filling out their own report cards and...

Thankful for Discontent

This the season to be thankful. I am that. Today we will gather, eat, talk and play with the grandchildren. I am thankful for family but equally thankful for a state of mind that I think of as constructive discontent. My grandfather, Frank Ricker, was a person driven...