On Inauguration Day

Greetings.  Today marks the 57th inauguration of a United States President.  It also provides an opportunity to think about the history and promise of our country, and the challenges we face living up to our ideals in a way more complicated world than our forefathers...

The Sound of Genius

Greetings.  It’s not often that we have the chance to hear someone considered to be the very best at what they do.  Someone who has, through years of dedication, practice, skill, and passion developed their craft to the highest level imaginable. So when a small...

To a Year of Innovation and Strangers

Greetings.  The start of each new year is a great time to stretch all of our thinking about a world of new possibilities.  A time to imagine new initiatives and offerings that will deliver even greater value to the customers, employees, and shareholders we have the...

The Importance of Different

Greetings.  There are not a lot of advantages to living in a place with plenty of traffic, especially when it can take two hours to drive twenty miles during rush hour.  But there are definitely a few.  One is the chance to listen to a book on tape or a favorite...