Cat Nipped

Cat Nipped

Cat Nipped I have never liked cats. After all, I grew up with dogs and Ford.  Cats and Chevy were bad words in our house. Which was why I was not happy when our son, Ryan, came home from college one summer with a kitten in tow – one he had rescued from a...
Values Gone Naked

Values Gone Naked

I’m grateful to thought leader, author, friend and brother Kevin Freiberg for sharing this month’s image with us.  Kevin so wonderfully describes his image of “a porch” this way:  Metaphorically, a place where I can sit with God alone, or maybe in the company of a...
The Silent Truth

The Silent Truth

The Silent Truth It’s starting to become one of my regular “gigs” on the Tuesday evening before Christmas at a local retirement community — at least for the last 3 out of 4 years. It’s a safe night for me to make a commitment while avoiding conflicts with other...

I’m grateful to Bob Hursthouse for sharing this month’s image with us.  Bob so wonderfully describes it this way:  A fabulous sunset enjoyed sitting by the fire is the perfect place for quiet, reflection and gratitude. I breathe into what went well that...
Beyond the Front

Beyond the Front

Eighteen years ago, I sat in front of a blank screen to compose the first issue of The Front Porch newsletter. The idea was simple – a monthly newsletter designed to be a “place” to sit and ponder the issues of business and life. At the time, with the fresh turn of a...