“I Was Driving My Wife Nuts.”

For Curt Crocker, it was a familiar story. “I was driving my wife nuts,” he told us. “I kept asking, ‘What did you say?’ and she had to keep asking, ‘Did you hear that?’ I could hear the TV, but I couldn’t discern what they were saying.” This went on for a couple of years. Finally Curt went to get...

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A Fresh Start

On Wednesday we witnessed once again the ritual that makes us unique as Americans: the peaceful transfer of power from one administration to the next. Yes, this year there were some distressing bumps in the road to the inauguration, but in the end, we pulled it off. And there were more than enough...

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Look to the Helpers

Phew! After the roller coaster ride that was 2020, we were all looking forward to a new start. And the first two weeks of 2021 — well, it’s been … interesting. What is it that Mr. Rogers used to say? When times are tough, look to the helpers. So I thought it might be nice to look...

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The Sound of Silence

This week I saw a pretty amazing movie, and it made me think deeply about our mission here at LSH. It’s called ‘The Sound of Metal,’ and normally I wouldn’t be drawn to the subject, since the lead role is that of a heavy-metal drummer. I’m not a huge fan of that...

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