Posted October 31, 2016 in Monthly News

Living in Interesting Times

May you live in interesting times is often said to be an “ancient Chinese curse.” It is, however, neither Chinese nor ancient. Regardless of its origins, it is easy to see why living in interesting times would be considered a curse. What makes “times” interesting? The answer, of course, is change.

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Posted August 31, 2015 in Monthly News


Most everyone is aware of the changes humans are undergoing related to technology. In 1990, I had a bag phone that would most likely not meet the space or weight requirements for carry-on luggage today. Two major motivations moved me to that phone—an expected first grandchild, and being on the road at night all over […]

Posted August 31, 2015 in Monthly News

Video Is Everywhere

E-publishing is just one of the changes being brought about by technology. Changes in print technology have definitely come at a rapid pace. I typed my dissertation on a manual typewriter. That was 1974, and while that may have been before you were born, in the grand scheme of things, it is essentially “yesterday.” I […]

Posted April 30, 2015 in Monthly News

Maintaining Your Center

One of the principal challenges of modern life is keeping up. The other principal challenge is remaining calm and centered even while working to keep up with the way things are changing. The rate at which things are changing has been increasing exponentially for generations. For thousands of years, the only way for humans to […]