How One Thing Might Lead to Another

I was going to write a piece about pianists in the first part of the 19th century, and while doing my research, realized that one can’t really discuss this era of pianists without looking at a famous violinist. To begin, keyboard players in the baroque and classical...

A Guide for Making Room for Grief in Work & Life

Have you ever created intentional space in your work/life for grief? I never knew it was possible until earlier this month. I may be relatively young, but I’ve had my share of deaths to process in life. In all instances, I went through the motions and then seemed to...

How Will My Agent Know Where My Property Is – and How to Access It? The Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Digital Storage Options, Safe Deposit Boxes, and Good Old Fashioned Record-Keeping

As recently as this morning, I experienced a headache common to all of us living in the now almost-entirely-digital age.  I went to log on to my email from a different “platform” than I normally use (an old laptop, rather than my phone where I normally check...

The Movement to Improve End-of-Life Health Care Planning

A nationwide movement has been underway since the late 1990s to improve end-of-life health care planning by individuals.  While Advance Directives including Living Wills and Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders (DNRs) have been widely used to address future decisions regarding...

Fly, Rattle, and Roll

I don’t know how many people fly to various destinations across the U.S. from Baltimore via the Charlotte Airport travel hub, but I assume it’s quite a lot.  Having done so many times, my experience has been that on some of the small commuter airplanes that routinely...