Making Optimism Contagious

Honored to have my latest piece published by The Stamford Advocate. http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/opinion/article/Carlon-Making-optimism-contagious-4670795.php We have a member of our family who, while loved and adored by many people, is wrestling with some serious...

The Misuse of Independence and Freedom

Happy July 4th everybody. When I was a kid this was by far my favorite holiday for a few reasons: It is in the middle of the summer and summer is my favorite time of year We always had family and friends over to celebrate and I love a good party It meant I got to blow...

Is the Man of Steel the Prince of Peace?

Those of you who know me know that I love movies.  Always have. It drives my wife crazy that I can actually have full conversations with other people and only speak by using movie quotes. This weekend, my daughter and I saw Man of Steel.  I am a big fan of Superman –...