Consequence for not updating

It started early this summer. Some of the drop-down features on our online banking site caused the dreaded rainbow ball to spin and a few, rarely-used features didn’t show on my laptop screen. I used Keith’s desktop to do what I needed to do and worked around the...

Models, Mentors, and Mercy

Mothers Day. Fathers Day. Mothers and Fathers, models and mentors. Model: example, replica, ideal Mentor: adviser, guide, coach   Although I wrote here about my mother as one of my mentors, I think by definition she was more of a model to me. In some ways, I...

Communication

“Hey, Mom. I’m on my way to yoga,” my daughter Jessica said when we skyped last week. It was 6:45 Monday morning in Hong Kong and the same time on Sunday evening in Virginia, daylight savings time. “How’s the snow there? It’s pretty nice here, not too humid...