Going for the Real Gold!

“Even if you should own a gold mine, you still have to dig.”

Linda: My friend Michael told me that his Bubbie (grandmother) shared this bit of wisdom with him about fifty years ago,


Before You Give Someone Advice, Try This First

When our kids were growing up I (Charlie) used to get teased a lot by them for being optimistic so much of the time. They used to accuse me of denying the reality of how hard life could sometimes be whenever I would share a hopeful attitude about a difficulty that they were struggling with.


Lessons from a Skinhead

Frank Meeink beat the odds; he survived. An Irish-Italian kid, he grew up in the slums of South Philly. Both of his parents were alcoholics, drug addicts and dealers.