Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves ‘Sesame Street’ After Nearly 50 Years

Did you see the New York Times headline Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves ‘Sesame Street’ After Nearly 50 years. What were your thoughts? Initially I was sad, which is unusual because I’m usually dancing around and giving high fives when someone retires. I think of retirement as the time when you finally get to… Read More

Courage: Daily Prompt

It’s been five days since the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting took place in Parkland, Florida. Eight of the victims were girls and young women; nine were boys and men. They ranged from 14 years old to 49. I spent Sunday with my own 23 year old son cooking brunch, catching up, drinking coffee… Read More