Episode 19 – The Jim Carlon Interview

Episode 19 – The Jim Carlon Interview

Imagine going through basic training for the US Army as you approach the age of 40. It’s more than challenging at 18, but at 40 – come on it takes a special kind of person to raise his or her hand and say, “Bring it on,” but that is just what...
Episode 18 – John Seigel Boettner of Teen Press

Episode 18 – John Seigel Boettner of Teen Press

This slideshow requires JavaScript. John Seigel Boettner is a social studies teacher at Santa Barbara Middle School, but he’s not like one I ever had. It’s a special kind of person who can take middle school kids on a cross country bicycle trip across the United...
Episode 15 – Allison Yacht of Bravehoods

Episode 15 – Allison Yacht of Bravehoods

Shortly before her daughter was to begin kindergarten, Allison heard the words that no parent wants to hear – your daughter has cancer.  As treatments progressed, and hair was lost, her daughter Meredith was eager to find some item of clothing that would help her...
Episode 14 – Jeryl Abramson

Episode 14 – Jeryl Abramson

In the course of my job, I have had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people who have shared their stories with me (and my clients) over the past 20 years. Of course it is fair to say that some of these stories stand out more than others. About seven years ago, I...