On Saturday morning, I went to a discussion forum. It was at the HQ of MassWildlife, the agency responsible for caring for our trout waters. They had a series of presentations, all of which were fascinating. One speaker focused on climate change. She reported that 30% of coldwater fisheries already have been lost, and, by
A good friend posted on Facebook that he’s had a horrible day, that he hopes tomorrow will be better. We all have good days and bad days. It’s just how life is. There are seasons. But, one thing I’ve always experienced is that things look brighter in the morning. It sounds so very trite, but
Well, the snow blizzard right now is hitting full-force. My business meetings have converted to phone calls. And, we all are home riding out the storm. Thankfully, I hit the gym early this morning and also went to the grocery store to stock up on various desserts. Mrs. T’s sister and her family from Bozeman,
In a weird coincidence, I this afternoon attended Ash Wednesday services and just finished updating my end-of-life letter to my family. At the service, you’re reminded that “you’re dust and to dust you will return.” It is a traditional way to kick off Lent, which begins six weeks of prayer, fasting and alms giving. I
For Date Night, Mrs. T. and I went to see the documentary about James Baldwin. It’s very good. No wonder it has been nominated for an Oscar. We left the theater in silence and didn’t talk for a while during the drive back. It is a movie that requires a lot of post-viewing processing time.
Death does that to you. When my brother-in-law died suddenly at 42, leaving behind a tough and disorganized situation, I kicked into gear my thinking about an estate plan. It’s not fun to think about a will, health care directives, and other details that a surviving spouse and children will need. But, I have peace