This is not an easy one to write, nor I’m sure an easy one to read, but I feel it’s always important to be prepared for everything that’s coming. While we know that the two choices this year are to leap forward or to shoot oneself in the foot, the other option is to leave. Not the country, but the living. And I’m not talking about suicide.

2016 brought a lot of deaths, visibly so in the public arena. From David Bowie and Prince to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Death was also rampant in our personal lives. And I feel 2017 will bring even more. I’ve had two deaths in my family last week and, through clients, friends and acquaintances, know of twelve more that have already happened or are on the brink, some of them animals. Read More