As parents, we get invited to a lot of events when our kids are growing up. There are band concerts, scouting events, graduation parties, and the occasional fundraiser to support the many extracurricular programs that seem to always need more funds to do what they do. Thank goodness my kids didn’t have to sell Amway

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This is a great article from Ragan Communications on how to improve your writing.  Here is a taste and a link to the entire article. The artwork of M.C. Escher shows crazy worlds in which staircases appear to go nowhere and people “sit” upside down or sideways. The plywood pillar at your local museum is

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WARNING:  This is a blog with TMI (Too Much Information).  Read at your own discretion. A few days ago, I was in Duseldorf, Germany.  I was there as president of the National Speakers Association visiting our German counterparts at the German Speakers Association Convention.  It was a great experience and my hosts were both gracious

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