Apartheid-era South Africa was an oppressive and lame place for many, but Nelson Mandela peacefully transitioned it. You’d have to be truly screwed-up to look for “best practices” among Nazi-era laws to institute a national system that segregated people by race and controlled them by force. In 1948, the regime did just that. 20% of
I’m really excited to write that our family angel program has invested in HomeBinder.com. Founder Jack Huntress is a very thoughtful and thorough entrepreneur. From the moment we met him, we found him to be a very transparent and driven, traits that we really like to see. Jack also has overcome prior life challenges, showing
Tucked away in the back of the closet, there’s a tie that every man has. It rarely appears, and, when it does, it is with a white shirt and a dark suit, a veritable uniform. The tie is solid black. It is the funeral tie. When a man touches this tie, when he slowly puts
The Food Tour (prior posts here and here) has continued, but at home. Mrs. T. and our daughters have been in Montana for a wedding and family visit. So, it has been just our son and I at home. We have family members with food allergies or strong distastes for certain foods, and so, this
Two particular details have stuck in my mind. First, while at Kripalu, I saw a t-shirt with this on it: “Love all, serve all.” Second, I’ve always remembered reading about Thomas White. A very wealthy man, once he took care of his family, he vowed to die penniless and give away his remaining wealth. He
Here are some photos and videos from today. The highlights are that our son is feeling better and that let me see some trout. The best one taped at 19″. Even though it was a blazing-hot day, the river was a refreshing 58 °F. Hope you all had a good Sunday.