A Simple Gathering to Help Bridge Our Divides: An Update on Neighbor’s Table

A Simple Gathering to Help Bridge Our Divides: An Update on Neighbor’s Table I was on vacation recently with a group of friends and, without a doubt, the best memories were created gathered around the table.   There‚Äôs something magical about sharing food and conversation, sitting shoulder to shoulder.  And no one understands that better…

Why Trust is Pivotal to Elections, Immigration and Saving Our Democracy

Why Trust is Pivotal to Elections, Immigration and Saving Our Democracy The midterm elections are less than 30 days away. Before ballots are cast, some already cast doubt about the eventual outcome. There’s a growing crisis at our southern border. Not to mention growing distrust of our institutions, our systems and our leaders. Yet, our…

How Quitting Alcohol Saved His Life and Disrupted an Industry

How Quitting Alcohol Saved His Life and Disrupted an Industry My daughter and I walked into Texas’ first, non-alcoholic bottle shop to look, learn and buy. We walked out having done all that, and feeling appreciative for an unexpected bonus — a riveting conversation that created an instant bonding with the man behind the bottles….

Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters If you’ve ever wondered why diversity matters, especially in newsrooms, this week’s guest has some answers for you. And then some. Pauline Chiou is a media executive who cut her journalism teeth as a reporter in local TV and network newsrooms across the U.S. From there, it was on to Hong Kong and…

Right To Know

Right To Know We all have a right to know who we are and where we come from. And in this day of over-the-counter DNA tests, it’s easier than ever to find out. But what happens when your DNA discovery reveals secrets that rewrite the story of your life? In the case of Kara Rubinstein…