Archives for June 2008

FATHERHOOD: Can Men Live Up to the Image?

“A man of steel and velvet,” author-poet Carl Sandburg used these words to describe Abraham Lincoln. The phrase became for many a metaphor for the ideal male persona, the perfect combination of strength and tenderness to which men must aspire. Stu Weber expounded the vision in his groundbreaking book, Tender Warrior (1993). Weber defined “four […]

Selling Our House – The Rest of the Story

Apparently my abulia has left me a little behind in my posts. So here’s the rest of the story. At the end of April, we declared our house “good enough to sell,” despite numerous noble intentions left unaddressed. We listed our home and prepared for a long and grueling process given the current market conditions. […]