The Steve Cohen Fund

The Steve Cohen Fund

After Steve’s death in November 2015, I worked my way through the grief of losing my son. But I also thought about how I wanted to honor his life. I’d been a recreational runner for close to thirty years. Running got me out into nature. Running relieved my stress....
BECOMING REAL #5

BECOMING REAL #5

“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse. “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has...
BECOMING REAL #3

BECOMING REAL #3

“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse. “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair...
Star Struck in California

Star Struck in California

As soon as we got into our rental car, headed out of the airport and onto the traffic-clogged freeway, I knew this country girl was out of her element. “We’re not in Kansas anymore,” I said to my wife Sue as she gripped the steering wheel while I focused on the Google...
Letter to Fifth Graders

Letter to Fifth Graders

Last Friday I went to the 5th grade All-City track meet to watch my granddaughter participate with her classmates from Parkview Elementary. During the day I witnessed lots of examples of grit, determination, courage and kindness. But what I will always remember was...

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