Catching the Christmas spirit

Have you caught the Christmas spirit? With news stories telling of the mass killing of children in Newtown, the continuing conflict in Syria and Egypt, the non-stop loss of innocent lives from terrorist bombings in Afghanistan, and North Korea firing a rocket into space, feelings of despair threaten to dampen any of the Christmas spirit. […]

Why attend reunions?

A couple of weeks ago I attended  a reunion of sorts. It was a 100 year anniversary celebration for a not-for-profit charity that does advocacy for child welfare organizations.  Those attending included many people with whom I worked prior to retirement. As well as publishing an overview of its history of legislative and public policy achievements […]