Archive for May, 2016

A Poem a Day

For many years my father had a poem that hung in his office. It was written in black calligraphy upon simple white parchment, and framed unadorned. Its words have always had that sort of mystical impact on me that is the essence of good poetry. Dad related to me how he first discovered it while […]

Heart Health | The Heart of the Matter

I was recently viewing an old rerun of The Sopranos and found myself ruminating over the premature death of its star. James Gandolfini’s passing from a heart attack was tragic given his relatively young age. The former Soprano’s star was 51 years old and a father of two. Part of the tragedy in such cases […]