Charles Krauthammer and me

The death of Charles Krauthammer affected me deeply, for he taught me by word and by example.  This article from four and half years ago explains why.  To my shock and delight, after it was published, he wrote me a personal note of thanks. From American Thinker, January 7, 2014: One Sunday night in early November I watched Bret Baier's Special Report in which he interviewed Charles Krauthammer. In responding to a question about his inclusion in his book, Things That Matter, a 2007 column about baseball player Rick Ankeil's fall and return to the major leagues, Krauthammer responded with a reference to a line from that article: "...the catastrophe that awaits everyone from a single false move, wrong turn, fatal encounter. Every life has such a moment. What distinguishes us is whether -- and how -- we ever come back." Several hours later, I had a terrible accident. As it was occurring, my awareness that something bad was...(Read Full Post)