Posts from May 2020

Posts from May 2020

May 23, 2020

Dear Friends, I saw Michael Jordan play in person once. We had gone to San Antonio for Mary Ann’s sisters wedding.  It just so happened that the Chicago Bulls were in town while we were there.  In those days, the San Antonio Spurs played their games in the Alamodome.  It’s a football arena that can hold more than 70,000 people.  For basketball games, they typically set up the arena to seat a little over 20,000 fans.  But with MJ in town, they…

May 20, 2020

Dear Friends, First up this week: A little humor. One more?  Okay, here you go.  A mash-up of all the COVID-19 themed commercials on TV these days:

May 13, 2020

Dear Friends, There are no simple answers to the dilemma we are facing today as a nation.  I wish there were. We have taken significant steps to “flatten the curve” when it comes to COVID-19.  What we feared two months ago – overrun hospitals and doctors decided who gets a ventilator and who is left to die without one – by God’s grace hasn’t happened here.  The number of people who have died from the virus is a sobering number, but not…

May 6, 2020

Dear Friends, Anyone ready to re-open?  To get back to being together? Yeah, me too.  I was thinking this week about taking my children on college campus visits when they were in high school.  I remember telling them that 35% of their college experience would happen in the classroom.  65% would happen outside the classroom.  The classroom was central and important.  But most of what they would learn over their four years in college would occur outside the classroom. I think the same is…