How do we measure the value of a life?  Is it friendship?  Or perhaps the people one touched?  Is it the degree to which someone will be missed?  Is it all of those or none of those?  By any measure, the loss of my friend Kathy is devastating, a loss almost beyond words.  And even…

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A blog? I have to write a blog? A blog?   I had to join Twitter (just the name makes me break out in hives) and Facebook (to quote George Clooney –  “…I’d rather have a prostate exam by a doctor with ice cold hands than join Facebook…” – alright, so not a prostate exam but…

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