The Perks of Gratitude

When Mom was in the late stages of Alzheimers’ she couldn’t talk, feed or clean herself, or even move from place to place. It took every ounce of my willpower to visit her. There was no falling back on letting the other person decide what to say, so I’d hold her hand...
Let’s Not Talk About It

Let’s Not Talk About It

by Doug McVadon, with an introduction by Nancy Dorrier  Let’s not talk about it. Let’s not even talk about our implicit unspoken agreement to not talk about it. There it is on the table, the stinking, rotting fish. Or the hippopotamus or elephant in the room, even the...
Write Today

Write Today

The following story appears in Nancy Dorrier’s and Paul Fetters’ new book, Stan Went Fishing. The 45 stories in the book, paired with Paul’s photography, stem from a writing practice Nancy and Dorrier Underwood share with executives to deal with...