Category archives for Listening

Have we forgotten them already? Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy

As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us have begun to plan the menu for the day. The home where we will celebrate has been decided. The next few days will be a frantic swirl of grocery shopping, cleaning, and planning so we can wake up Thanksgiving morning and enjoy this warm and loving holiday. At the […]

Clint Eastwood, empty chairs & vacuous dialogue.

What did Dirty Harry teach us about engagement? Watching Clint Eastwood on the stage at the Republican convention last week, I felt great sadness for our national dialogue. Maybe I’m just as guilty as Eastwood for assuming what our President thinks, but somehow I don’t envision President Obama telling Eastwood “to shut up.” I don’t […]