June 21, 2021

Enjoying the high success of Virginia collegiate and other amateur programs, I…

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June 14, 2021

I was thrilled to attend my second game of the season at…

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June 7, 2021

Josh Bell, first baseman for the Washington Nationals, has invited anyone “exploring…

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May 24, 2021

In a recent discussion with my friend Rabbi Michael Knopf, he reminded…

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May 17, 2021

Recent news has been focused on community colleges. It causes me to…

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May 10, 2021

It has occurred to me that opinions are pretty free-flowing these days.…

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May 26, 2021

Profiles in Candor: Simone Biles

Heading into the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, all eyes will be laser…

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April 27, 2021

Profiles In Candor: Bryan Stevenson

Ever grateful to the Richmond Forum for the thoughtful speakers they present…

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March 29, 2021

No Drama Departure

I expect there will be many leadership transitions as the pandemic ebbs…

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February 17, 2021

Profiles in Candor: Poet Amanda Gorman

In perhaps the single most inspiring public moment our country has witnessed…

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January 20, 2021

A Truth Awakening for the New Year

The events that unfolded in the first week of January reawakened something…

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December 18, 2020

Uncommon Gifts for an Uncommon Year

Here we are, at the end of a long, challenging year. Before…

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December 9, 2020

Just Sneakers: The Tragic Loss of Zappos’ Tony Hsieh

I met Tony Hsieh in Las Vegas seven years ago. His fresh…

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November 19, 2020

Conscious Conversations

Virginia Public Media (VPM), the Richmond-based affiliate of NPR and PBS, has…