Category: Off Topic

Quality Time on Hoffman Cay »

Author’s Note: Summer 1991. Our second “bareboat” sailing expedition to the Bahamas in the ketch, Sundancer, begins with an all-night crossing of the Gulf Stream. Destination: the Berry Islands, a chain of small, mostly uninhabited coral cays northeast of Bimini. We’d been there for a week manning the lines the previous summer, and thought we’d […]

One Worthy Cause: Breast Cancer 3-Day »

By Bill Willard Contributing Author For my wife, Sue Willard “Thanks for the Mammories & Sons, Others & Brothers Teams Breast cancer occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Estimated new cases and deaths from breast cancer in the United States in 2009: ·    New cases: 192,370 (female); 1,910 (male). […]


The Jesus “Elevator Talk”   I love this idea.  As a businessman, I have a 30-second “elevator talk.”  That’s a brief summary of who I am, what I do, and why prospective clients should work with me.  So, why not a Jesus Elevator Talk?  (No, it’s not original with me.)   That way, when someone […]

Off Topic: A new perspective on fatherhood: Becoming the dad I didn’t have »

Our columnist, Bill Sheridan, is more than just an accomplished business writer.  He also writes regularly about topics covering the broader spectrum of life.  For example, appearing in the Father’s Day edition of the Des Moines Register was a great piece about fatherhood entitled “A new perspective on fatherhood: Becoming the dad I didn’t have“. […]