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March 15, 2019

In our current climate where elected officials are being “outed” for racist practices and conduct that expresses bias and racist intentions, it would be fair to pose the question, What is going on? When such an expression occurred many years ago, it might be characteri...

October 13, 2018

When I first heard the term “statesman,” I was not exactly sure about how the title was being used. I have since learned the term is gender neutral and can be a man or a woman who puts the public good and service above partisanship. You may notice throughout this artic...

June 15, 2018

“Culture” is a term that organizations often use to evoke a determination about their general values, beliefs and behaviors.  It is also exemplifies a company’s mission statement and even some formal policies that inform employees about internal standards. The term “cu...

June 15, 2018

“Culture” is a term that organizations often use to evoke a determination about their general values, beliefs and behaviors.  It is also exemplifies a company’s mission statement and even some formal policies that inform employees about internal standards. The term “cu...

March 16, 2018

Social constructs or social norms are developed ways of thinking and being that are created by a given culture. Social norms can vary greatly among different countries. What applies to one culture may not apply to another. Social norms are major influencers, and they s...

February 16, 2018

February is the month we celebrate the rich, varied, and plentiful contributions African Americans have made to American culture.

Without empathy and knowledge of history how can we expand our ways of thinking? Answering this important question is, in part, the intentio...

January 19, 2018

Pawling was founded by Quakers, and it remains a place where families continue to live in harmony with others to lead productive lives, as these founders would have wished. 

Pawling has historically been known for being a small town community. The population size is est...

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