Addiction in Schools – What to do!
There is a profound problem in today's typical school day in how concerns around student behavior, particularly addiction is passed on to staff. Often, the concerns aren't passed on, as it's difficult to know what [...]
What is the future of America’s Integrity?
Integrity is a word that surfaces again and again in this conversation around transfer of power. Integrity is about morals, honesty, and forthrightness. It is not about hiding, or lying, or putting another person or [...]
Life without Shame: To Live with Gratitude
The first time I met Michael J Fox was in Hawaii on Maui. We were staying at the same hotel called the Grand Hyatt Wailea, and I happened to join soaking my toes along with [...]
The parenting by the Dutch is unique —
-- to say the least. The parenting by the Dutch is as exquisite as it is alluring. It's the same alluring supervisory spirit exercised in their animal training -- and I've seen the outcomes of [...]
Memorial Day – in appreciation, We Salute You
In my having an uncle who was killed during World War II and buried in the Netherlands American cemetery near Maastricht, I am in full appreciation of what this day means.Thank you to all who [...]
Masks or no masks? Keeping CV-19 at a distance in the Netherlands
There is no compulsory community mask wearing here in the Netherlands. Oddly, the take of the government is for masks to be used obligatorily only within a medical context, broadly defined. What to do in [...]