Monthly Archives: September 2016

Tribute to Mr. Rogers

“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.” ― Fred Rogers I remember one undistinguished day many years ago when I was sick in bed with the … Continue reading Tribute to Mr. Rogers »

Kieran and Mt. Kenya

  Rites of passage in life can be a bit like crossing the monkey bars.  Sometimes swinging from one stage to the next is as easy as crossing the street.  Sometimes it’s like crossing the Grand Canyon on a tight rope. My friend Kieran’s story is a great metaphor. I’ve known Kieran for over 30 years.  I sponsored him when he immigrated from Ireland and we’ve shared many … Continue reading Kieran and Mt. Kenya »