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Fog of War: Las Vegas

  Fog of War: Las Vegas By Vicki Hinze   Like most, I’ve never been in a war zone. I have had loved ones—at times, two members of my immediate family—in a war zone. The things the mind does to you during that time [...]

Love What You Do AND…

  Do What You Love and . . .    By   Vicki Hinze       For years, we’ve heard: Do what you love and the money will follow. For most of us, that advice has proven true—and false.  Why both?  [...]

Anzac Day–Memorial Day New Zealand Style

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war [...]

Spilling Secrets and Breaking Confidences

  SPILLING SECRETS AND BREAKING CONFIDENCES By Vicki Hinze     Many don’t care why secrets are spilled and confidences are broken. They care only that their secrets have been spilled and their confidences have been broken. [...]

Spilling Secrets and Breaking Confidences

  SPILLING SECRETS AND BREAKING CONFIDENCES By Vicki Hinze     Many don’t care why secrets are spilled and confidences are broken. They care only that their secrets have been spilled and their confidences have been broken. [...]

So You Think You Want a Chance

  So You Think You Want a Chance By Vicki Hinze   So you think you want a chance.  You have a dream. A goal. A passion.  Okay, then. That’s great. But what are you going to do about it? It’s human nature to want [...]

The Expectation of Privacy

  The Expectation of Privacy By Vicki Hinze   Not too many years ago, people had an expectation of privacy that was mandated legislatively and widely respected.  Some are under the illusion privacy is still respected. Others [...]

Great Debates and Moral Dilemmas

GREAT DEBATES AND MORAL DILEMMAS   By   Vicki Hinze     They’re everywhere and on everything—great debates and moral dilemmas.  I expected to run into a few when I tackled human trafficking in DEADLY TIES, [...]

WARNING: LIFE-DEFINING MOMENT AHEAD

  WARNING: LIFE-DEFINING MOMENT AHEAD By Vicki Hinze     Moments define our lives. And often they don’t roar in like lions, they whisper or creep. Seep into our awareness, settle onto our skin, then skin down to the marrow [...]

We Will Never Forget

15th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 When our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001, we pledged to never forget. On this, the fifteenth anniversary of that attack, we again honor the fallen, the injured, the heroes, those left behind. [...]