Added Value…

Two of my former students are getting married today – Sarah and Tyler.  I will attend their reception this evening where I am sure I will also see a bevy of other EM alumni that remain close to them.  Sarah and Tyler are not the first pairing to come out of our program, there have…
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Take A Lesson From Zsa Zsa…

I have been married before…a few times.  I am certainly not a Zsa Zsa Gabor (married 9 times), but I am likewise no poster child for marriages that you keep longer than a good car.  Not that I am not a fan of marriage.  I believe in the whole institution – clearly, as I have…
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What I Learned From Mike’s Injury…

I often say, “Be careful what you wish for!”  I say this because things don’t always play out in practice the way we think they will. When Mike first hurt his knee three months ago I was appropriately horrified. Horrified for him as the extent of the injury was unknown; horrified for me because Nurse…
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New Underwear?

When folks engage in affairs (emotional, physical, or both) they enter a mental and emotional state wherein their ability to maintain clarity and sensibility about the realities of life fade away.  It is a state that produces a fog very similar to new love, but that is complicated by the covert nature of the relationship – the…
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Where Is The Love?

I was dumped.  Unceremoniously and without much of an apology…which leaves me asking this Valentine’s Day – Where is the love? There is something about rejection that is so deflating.  It causes one to wonder – what about me was not good enough? What caused the break-up of something that was once so promising?  Of course,…
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