MY LIFE – Grateful for meeting Tom Ward

Life is full of milestones. Moments that change your life forever. Being handed the opportunity to write this column was one of them for me. I met Tom Ward in the spring of 1986. I was recuperating... more


I have come up with a new psychological diagnosis, one that I won’t, however, be submitting for approval to the powers that be: simply, odd. My “odd” is to be distinguished from ODD, the acronym for... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING – ‘Keep calm and carry on’

Vital to a child’s sense of well-being are parents who act competent to provide adequate provision and protection under any and all circumstances. I often refer to that obligation as “acting like a... more