Question 76 of 365: How can we demonstrate progress?

Image via Wikipedia My daughter has decided to start screaming every time she goes into her room for a nap or bedtime. It isn’t that she doesn’t want to be there, it is just that it wasn’t completely on her terms. And, doing things on her terms is everything. As …

Question 74 of 365: What do we do with another notch in the belt?

Image by Flyinace2000 via Flickr I turn one year older today. And as my brother’s fiance kept telling me, all of the special birthdays are gone. All of the ones that mean something in and of themselves. No bar mitzvahs,quinceaneras, driving privileges, voting abilities, or drinking allowances left (not that …

Question 26 of 365: Is treading water dangerous?

Image via Wikipedia As far as metaphors go, there are no greater cliches than using treading water to represent staying in one given place in your personal or professional life. However, every once in a while, the metaphor is warranted, so I hope you will not begrudge me using it. …