In Memory of Jerry Cox

In Memory of Jerry Cox

I want to take a moment and pay my respects to my friend Jerome “Jerry” Cox Jr., who passed away at the age of 97. While it is a huge loss for everyone who knew Jerry and the even larger population who continues to benefit from his innovative work, it is a small...
I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

Whenever people start a conversation about which of the five senses is their favorite, I’m baffled because there’s only one that really matters to me. My sight. I’m not a foodie and could go without eating if there was a pill to replace food. I do like...
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

The third Monday every January commemorates the life and work of the American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Although workers across our nation generally have the day off, the best way to honor Dr. King’s legacy is to consider the holiday a “day...
2022: A Year in Review

2022: A Year in Review

This past year was filled with big ideas and even bigger achievements. As we enter 2023, I’m reminded of the importance of hard work, human connection, and building our society back better. I’m humbled to see how much growth has happened throughout my 38-year tenure...