Conducting a fret assessment

You’ve probably heard of organizations conducting threat assessments. The idea is to determine the credibility and seriousness of a potential threat. Say, of a hurricane damaging or destroying a coastal business, or of a terrorist attack crippling a city. And,...

Skipping Ahead to Read the Ending

The days between Christmas and New Year’s have always felt a little off to me. The BIG DEAL holiday is over but there’s still this lesser holiday to kind of ease us on into January . . . But who wants to move into January? Sure the days are slightly...

Hugging Dad for the Last Time

One year ago today I hugged Dad for the last time. Of course, I didn’t know that. We so rarely recognize last times when they come. Which is good, I think. And while I wasn’t expecting that hug to be the last, Dad’s progressing Parkinson’s made...