Month: December 2014

Thank God for Nurses

I’ve just gone through more than a month of twice-daily antibiotic infusion treatments at a local hospital. During that time, I had the opportunity to observe the nurses in the Ambulatory Treatment Unit in action under all sorts of circumstances. Let me tell you, I’ve never seen a more caring group of people—ever. They’re constantly…

Mantras for Success Haven’t Changed over the Years

Recently, The Arizona Republic held a networking breakfast to honor current and former winners of its “35 Entrepreneurs 35 and Younger” competition. Laurie Merrill, who writes for the Republic, asked some of the attendees to share their advice for business success. Some of their responses are listed below: Have a no-fail mind-set. Failure is not an option.…

National Adoption Day is a Celebration of True Joy

Saturday, November 22, 2014 was National Adoption Day which is an event to raise awareness about children without families. In Maricopa County, the county which surrounds Phoenix, Arizona, 311 adoptions were finalized that day. This means that 311 happy children now have permanent families. The day is a happy and joyous occasion. My wife and…