July 23, 2014
I recently ran across a yellowing sheet of paper with a typewritten letter; it was a copy of a note I had sent to my son. The date on the letter was Nov. 21, 1989, and my son was just four months old at the time. As I read it again after so many years, I realized something: Although I was telling him about the life insurance policy we had just purchased for him, it was, in fact, a love letter.
October 2, 2012
if the family of the deceased thinks his “economic value” is $7.5 million, it would be interesting to know if the gentleman had insured himself for anything near this amount.
October 25, 2011
Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ biography was released yesterday; his biographer, Walter Issacson, talks candidly about Mr. Jobs’ genius here. I’ve watched with respect and amazement how people all over the world have reacted to his death. More than a million people from around the word have shared their memories and feelings about Mr. Jobs on […]
June 7, 2011
I was having lunch with one of my very best friends yesterday. We were discussing how quickly our kids grow up. He and his wife had just returned from attending their eldest son’s college graduation. As he was telling me about the fun of the graduation process and the self-centeredness that is so apparent in […]
April 27, 2011
I just completed judging more than 40 of the nearly 1,500 total applications that the LIFE Foundation received this year from college-aged kids applying for over $100,000 of scholarship funds. Each year, LIFE solicits applications for its LIFE Lesson’s Scholarship Program. The applicants submit stories about how one or both of their parents died with […]