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MY TURN / Tracy K. Lorenz

September 20, 2019

A once bright life that took a tragic turn August 27, 2019 Last week, while rummaging through some files that were destined for the recycling bin, I came across a card that immediately gave me a heavy heart. It was written some 30 years ago by a then-promising ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

September 20, 2019

9-11 I don’t know when you’re reading this but I’m writing it on September 11th, one of those days when you remember where you were. Personally I was in my car driving to work and listening to Howard Stern interview Pam Anderson. At one ...

Positive psychology

September 20, 2019

Don’t Blame Elizabeth Warren Lest you believe that this is an endorsement for a political candidate, be assured that it is far too early for any of us to focus on any individual candidate or choose among those running for office. However, I want to ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

September 20, 2019

The Bridge Walk Ya know how some things sound cool and bucket-listy but then turn out to try and kill you? I hate those things. Last week my son Q, age 14, asked if we could walk the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day,. Well, it wasn’t Labor Day yet so I ...

With Fresh Eyes

September 20, 2019

Summer’s End The quiet moments of summer are behind us, in retreat. The unhurried pace of weeks past, embodied in leisurely beach time, outdoor play, and extended evening light, has been consumed by August’s relentless rush toward the autumn season. ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

September 20, 2019

MTV I made the mistake of tuning in to part of the MTV Music Awards, I still remember when MTV was cool but that ship has sailed. What became most obvious was if you lack any actual musical talent all you have to do is lip sync, wear an outrageous costume, ...