Slip Sliding Away

Listen to “Slip Sliding Away” by Fred Smith   By now, many of you have read the frequent articles and responses to the latest Pew Research showing the number of people who [...]

Creative Collisions

Listen to “Creative Collisions” by Fred Smith   One of our daughters spent a semester at The University of Florence in Italy years ago so Carol and I took the opportunity to [...]

The One That Got Away

Listen to “The One That Got Away” by Fred Smith   For years I have been a fan of those able to take concepts from different periods of history, various disciplines, and skills to [...]

Same Kind of Different

Listen to “Same Kind of Different” by Fred Smith   In that same interview mentioned in the blog last week the question was asked, “What is the state of what some of us call Big [...]

George and Jesus

Listen to “George and Jesus” by Fred Smith   A few weeks ago I did an interview and while much of it was on philanthropy the questions ranged across a number of topics. This [...]

The Edge of the Inside

Listen to the Introduction of “The Edge of the Inside” by Fred Smith   Good day, friends. I am writing to let you know my new book is out and is available on Amazon. In a way, it [...]

The Good Commission

Listen to “The Good Commission” by Fred Smith   Some blogs are diaries – personal and revealing by making you feel you have been invited into the interior of the author’s life. [...]

One Way Or Another

Listen to “One Way or Another” by Fred Smith   Discoveries made through a mistake, battles lost by a sudden change of wind, unintentional inflection points in a life through a [...]

On An Even Keel

Listen to “On An Even Keel” by Fred Smith   A friend asked me, “What do you think your best contribution will be? And for what would you like to be remembered?” I did not need [...]