I met my friend Jake in October of 2000 when I moved to Chicago. He was an up-beat show-tune loving copy writer at an agency. And I was moving there to work at an agency. That December I received his Christmas letter. In his letter, he had a good portion dedicated to his friend, Miriam […]

The Measure of a Man

There’s a lot of debate in the world about how you measure a man – number of friends? Wealth? Influence? Power? No one seems to really land on the right measure. For me, knowing one man for the last 4 years has definitively answered that question. My friend Jason Schippers died on Sunday. He was […]