Wednesday Wisdom | March 31, 2021

Today would have been my Dad's 86th birthday. He's been gone since March 2008. A lot has happened in my life since his passing. I'm not sure he'd approve of all that's occurred in my life but I'd like to believe he'd be pleased with the man I am today. Dad and I shared a … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom | March 31, 2021

Mourning the Unexpected Death of the Handshake

Growing up, my Dad taught me the value of making eye contact and the importance of a firm handshake. "Schau ihm in die Auge, Sohn." "Look him in the eye, Son," Dad would say whenever he introduced me to one of the men who worked for him or someone he knew. He taught me that … Continue reading Mourning the Unexpected Death of the Handshake

Remembering My Dad Ten Years Later

Today, March 25, 2018, marks the 10th anniversary of my Dad's passing. It's hard to fathom that ten years have gone by since my Dad's death from the effects of a massive stroke. He had his first major stroke in the Fall of 2003. It was debilitating. I remember standing at the end of his … Continue reading Remembering My Dad Ten Years Later