*Jay Silverheels, born Harold Jay Smith in 1912, Canadian Mohawk

My Dad was into horse racing, really into the ‘ponies’. When I was a boy, he had us regularly visit the race tracks in California. Bay Meadows in Albany was our ‘home’ track. …

I didn’t appreciate how much stress I had accumulated during Trump’s four year siege against our democracy until the stress I carried was released during the inauguration of President Biden and the incredible Celebration of America that followed. I am a sentimental guy, but I was surprised how hard it…

The Disease is a pandemic, infecting millions of us around the world.

We are all vulnerable to varying degrees. The Disease is shockingly fatal to human populations, but even those who survive seem to be scarred and damaged in insidious ways that may be chronic. …

When I was a young manager in a large corporation, an executive several levels above me decided to take a risk and promote me into the executive ranks with significantly increased responsibilities. …

I was born into a labor union family in the San Francisco Bay Area; therefore, being a Democrat was a given. As I matured and had a family of my own I became increasingly progressive socially. Counterintuitively, I took a job in banking before continuing on to finish post graduate…

A democracy doesn’t just happen. It needs to be created and it may take a struggle or even a fight. It also seems clear that a democracy doesn’t just continue to thrive on its’ own…it takes work. There are many ways to contribute to our democracy including staying informed, hosting…

Trump lied in his recorded statement to Bob Woodward that he downplayed the threat from Corona virus because he wanted to avoid panic… Why this conclusion?

1) During Trump’s 3 ½ years as President, he has never demonstrated any calming leadership actions. An action to lead through scary situations requires…

Tim J. Leach

Semi retired Wall Street exec., Chair/CEO of Habitat for Humanity Sonoma County and Chair of a private NY investment company

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