Taking the Time Out to be a Couple The Sandwich Generation is defined as the generation caught between raising children and taking care of their elderly parents. Yesterday, I was the son of an 87 year old mother in a nursing home and the parent of an eight year old girl and a ten year… Read More


My little girl’s third grade class was doing a Living Museum, and this one wasn’t boring like a museum for grown-ups…. So, the third grade had a “Living Museum” presentation, which means the cute little eight year olds were dressed up as famous people, like Einstein, Lincoln and there were even two dueling Harriet Tubmans! Each… Read More


So my ten year old son and I were sharing a “male” day: his basketball game, watching NFL playoffs, eating chicken wings and then going to Krispy Kreme. The testosterones were flying all over, I was being a manly man, he was being a manly boy, and there we no wives, sisters or Grandmas to… Read More


Surrender is a very important word. Not to force things. Perfect example: During the tsunami, when I was drowning and I was under a layer of debris, and I started to swallow the black water, and I couldn’t breathe, I said, “Okay. If I have to go, I have to go.” And I let go.… Read More


In my annual Christmas (Holiday) Email that I send out to current and former clients, my 2014 theme was “just show up” for people when they need you. You don’t need to do anything “right” or “special” or bring the “perfect gift”…You just need to show up. (Note: email me at dave@drgore.com and tell me… Read More


Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there…. You have a tough job, don’t get much appreciation, and one day does not provide enough pampering and acknowledgement for all you do. Thanks. And to my family: First, “Thanks, Mom” for raising me and helping me not die during my childhood. I rode bikes without… Read More


I asked my buddy if he wanted to watch a game with me, he said “No, I am going to the Alt-J concert at Chastain.” “Is he/she/it sold out?” I asked, because my nineteen year old loves him/her/it. My buddy said he didn’t know. I told my daughter about the show, she happened to be… Read More