“Good Night, John-Boy!”: Estate Planning in Our Multi-generational Community

One of the most iconic shows in the history of television is “The Waltons.” Known largely for the closing tagline, “[g]ood night, John-Boy!”, the Waltons were a poor, working-class family that lived in a fictional town in the mountains of Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II. The Walton family consisted of two …

The Glory of Inner Change

There are few things more beautiful than the transition of summer to autumn. As the chlorophyll dissipates, the green leaves take on brilliant shades of yellow, orange, purple and fiery red. Some people are surprised to know that the beautiful metamorphosis in color actually occurs because the leaves are dying. The beautiful leaves will provide …

Zombie Living

I noticed my life was very similar to zombies, especially in the early morning (I’m usually so tired, that I am unconsciously moving from one destination to the other). Every day was the same routine, and every day I became more dissatisfied about how I spent the last 24 hours of the previous day. I …