The Soloist and the Orchestra

Some people thrive as a soloist—the one in charge—the one whose expertise or talent through dedicated practice and experience might outshine that of others. Willing to step forth and take risks, the soloist says, “I can do this” and then proceeds to go to all lengths by independently demonstrating perseverance, risk taking, and endurance. On […]

Extraordinary Mentors

Of the two baby girls, she was born first—by 35 days. Each of these babies grew to adulthood—one in sunny Florida, Mrs. Maida Heatter—the other in the northern Great Plains, Mrs. Eudora Pfeiffer. Though unrelated by blood, residence, and occupation, they shared commonality. Had they ever met each other? No, they had not. Yet, both […]