Leading From Behind

The death of Nelson Mandela has triggered international recognition that he was a singularly remarkable man. In leading the movement to end apartheid in South Africa, Mandela attracted accolades not…
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Front Seat, Back Seat

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A few weeks ago I was in California on business, and my last evening there I visited the home of my high school friend Dori, now an English professor at…
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Raising the Blue Peter!

I’m an avid reader of the Patrick O’Brian seafaring novels, featuring Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin. People either love these books, or they don’t “get” them, looking on…
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