5 Resolutions for Year Fifty-Two of My Life

Yesterday was my 51st birthday. Below are five resolutions for year 52 of my life. I think of them as compass-like and guiding. I am a steadfast goal setter and this feels like a different exercise. Goals are specific, measurable … Read More

A Good Idea Not Executed Well

A good idea not executed well always gives me pause. Poor execution is the bane of most good ideas and I know about this from my personal experiences.  I received the following text message this morning from the Hilton Garden … Read More

When Will the Millennials Get Out and Vote?

I am the father of four children that are defined as “Millennials.” All are of legal voting age and not one of them was planning to vote in today’s elections. This makes me sad, frustrated and confused all at the … Read More

Does a Subsidy Impact a Desire to Change?

Is a system that largely depends on a third party payor, read Medicare, a subsidized model? Investopedia explains a subsidy here.  The definition is: A benefit given by the government to groups or individuals usually in the form of a … Read More

Annie’s Big Day!

My second daughter, Anne, graduated from the University of St. Thomas last weekend. It was a great day, we went out for a nice dinner at the Smack Shack in Minneapolis and it is fun for Jean and me to … Read More

Enjoy Life Each Day

Today I found out that a friend of mine passed away while on vacation with his wife doing what helped him enjoy life, riding his Harley. Tim was a kind person and I feel a loss for what his family … Read More