I’m His Girl: Happy Father’s Day

My dad used to make me Nutella sandwiches for breakfast. He told me the chocolatey-spread was healthy for my heart. Sorry, mom. He was right, though. My heart is still happy. As a teenager, my dad used to let me play hooky from school. He told me the teachers would appreciate one less student to look after. Sorry, mom. He was right, though. Teachers do need a break. In college,…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Second Chances

A second chance can change somebody’s life. At least, that’s what my dad always tells me. Let me explain. 38 years ago a college professor granted my dad a second chance on a final exam. That second chance changed my dad’s life — and ultimately, my own. As a teenage Israeli immigrant, my dad was the first in his family to go to college. At the time, his siblings were counting on…. Read more