Happy Earth Day Pogo, or Is It?

On April 22, 1970 Walt Kelly’s little possum named Pogo kicked off Earth Day with the now famous quote “We have met the enemy and he is us.” I was just eight years old then. I don’t remember Earth Day, nor its founder, former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson. My earliest memories of [...]

Saying Goodbye to Your Best Friend

The measure of our lives cannot be found in our accomplishments or accumulations, but rather in the smiles we leave behind after we are gone. Most of us circle back to that conclusion periodically, but we spend most of our time focused on getting to the next of life’s mile markers. We forget to look [...]