Affluenza, indeed!

On November 27, 1978 Dan White, a former supervisor entered San Francisco city hall and shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.  His defense lawyer successfully argued that Whites judgement had been impaired by his consumption of Twinkies. In...

The Learning Curve

 National Mentoring Day, January 21, 2016 Meet Linda and Melzetta! — by Leni Miller I interviewed Linda Mornell for my last column in the Huffington Post.  January is National Mentor Month.  January 21 is National Mentor day.  A moment to savor, reflect and...

The Privilege Of Harvard

I am on the board of an organization called Calm Clarity founded by Due Quach.  Due has just posted a letter about her time at Harvard as a severely underprivileged young Vietnamese immigrant.  Due writes, “Getting into Harvard was like boarding a rocket ship out of...

What’s Important

With the New Year starting I want to wish everyone the best as well as share one of the most valuable sayings I read in all of 2015.  Here’s to a year of savoring and enjoying the simple pleasures… Do not ask your children (and each other) to strive for...