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Featured Iron Butterfly: Verlie.

Every Tub Stands on Its Own Two Feet…

That’s what my Mother told me the day I turned 18 years of age. In the same breath, she continued that she would always be there to support me, but I was responsible for my actions as an adult.

This made such an impression that today at age 68 I still remember it and the impression it made on me.

From college to entering the professional world as a newspaper reporter and then as a public relations and governmental affairs professional I was fortunate to have my mother and another mentor, my Aunt Verlie (yes, I’m named after her), providing support…

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