Security

The obvious place to start when considering your security is with your physical property. This might be your apartment or home. It might also include your business or the church or other community organization you volunteer at. Wherever you…

Security in an Insecure World

I felt sick when I saw my mom’s helpless look. She was in my living room, on the phone with my sister. My sister was back in New Hampshire checking on my parents’ house while they were here in Knoxville visiting me. I was having a beer with…

East Tennessee Underground

Led on by clues pointing him toward interesting species of cave dwellers, Nick Gladstone got separated from the rest of his party. Then he stepped on the wrong rock. “I guess I didn’t test it as well as I should have,” he admits. The rock…

Choosing Assisted Living

In the 1970’s, what were then known as nursing homes gained a notorious reputation for extinguishing the personal dignity of residents. Keren Brown Wilson, whose mother would soon be considering her senior care options, came to the…

Symbols of Liberty

Long before Liberty’s beauty would be known to the world, William the Conqueror broke the Saxons in the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and ordered the building of the Tower of London. As she showed me around the iconic London landmark, the…

A Home for the Ages

As technologies shrink the world, and economies of scale bring more possibilities into the reach of more people, many are finding that, instead of moving into an assisted living facility, they’re perfectly capable of adapting their existing…