Our son comes home from college tomorrow. Our daughter just arrived at home after a Gap Semester in South America. It is a great feeling to have everyone back together. As a parent, there are many surprising joys. One is watching your older children evolve and make good decisions, to think about the world and
What if you were the analyst who every day briefed President George W. Bush? What if you were the person whom the President called right after the 9/11 attacks happened? What if you were the Acting CIA Director for President Obama? Well, we are in luck because Michael Morell has done all that and has
My gym features a daily quote on a whiteboard. Here is the one from this morning. In my life, I have been both the runner and the observer. I have seen both the entire course and just the finish line. I have found that the trick is balance. Running all the time, in the past,
There hasn’t been much fishing with daily life needing your full attention. So, you’re grateful when schedules finally work out, and you can fish on Saturday. You awake at 2:30 am, excited and ready to go. You wish you could sleep in, you want to sleep in. But, when it is a fishing day, your
If you’re at all interested in politics or the Mueller investigation, I highly recommend Preet Bahara’s podcast (link here). He is a former U.S. Attorney and is incredibly connected. For example, he recently interviewed the former NJ Attorney General to discuss what the recent Mueller indictments really mean and where the investigation might go next.
I follow on Twitter David Fahrenthold. He is the young journalist, who last year won a Pulitzer Prize. So, when he pushed out this Tweet, I read the essay. And one of the most moving stories I’ve ever read, @EnswellJones on all the people who bring a fallen soldier home. https://t.co/Jim3SAtUVE — David Fahrenthold (@Fahrenthold)