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Taking The Risk

This week I have been thinking a lot about research, reward, and risk. On Monday, Chris and I had lunch with our good friend Tom, who is...

In Transition

I am writing about transition this week mostly because we have several teams who are in the midst of a transition. That is, there is a mentor...

Feeding and Being Fed

At my house we recently discovered the TV show “Worst Cooks in America.” The show is in its twelfth season, so we are pretty late to the...

An Eternal Jigsaw Puzzle

I spent some part of the Holiday break working on two jigsaw puzzles at home. One was a picture of places that are to be found in...

Following the Star

Last month, at the Braid holiday party, I watched part of the Christmas story being acted out right in front of my eyes. Here is what happened:...

This Life’s Gift

As usual I find myself scrambling to consider gifts for this gift giving season. I have been given any number of ideas online and from TV advertisement....

Water to Grow

This fall I finally learned how to how to take care of my succulents. In six years of living in California, I’ve managed to keep quite a...

Tree People

I can’t say that I have ever watched many of Tyler Perry’s films, even as popular as they are. However, when Tyler Perry decided to leave Hollywood...

The Perfect Cookie

Last weekend I made my first batch of gingerbread cookies for the season. I have been baking these cookies for as long as I can remember. Some...

Lost Children

This weekend I read a haunting story, published in the New York Times, about the “Lost Children of Tuam.” Tuam is a small town in Ireland that...