I have experienced several shuddering cases of couldas, wouldas, shouldas in my career as a fundraiser. I too, have endured a frightful time of head shaking and mournfully wondering why, oh why did I do that? Or more depressing, why, oh why didn’t we do that?

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A man wanted to make a legacy gift to the little church he attended in a small town. It was a small town and everyone knew it as “the United Church.” It was a way to distinguish this church from the Catholic Church or any other church in town.  Read more

Many generations ago Sir Isaac Newton lounged in his mother’s garden and cogitated an apple’s tumble from treetop to terrain.

About the same fold of the calendar I was a student in the second grade of Haish Elementary School in the Midwest.  Read more

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

These familiar words have a nice cadence to them and eons ago handily made their way into the book of adages.

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