I sometimes deal with today’s global turnmoil by watching “Perry Mason” shows from 50 years ago. Today’s show featured an elderly woman who says “swell” when agreeing to a suggestion from Perry. You don’t hear “swell” anymore and if you do, it is usally doesn’t mean what it did in the 1950s. Today people say “sure,” a lazier, ifContinue reading “No Longer “Swell””
Life moments are steps–keep running forward.
Figuring out the meaning of life is tiring, but it should be attempted. Why else are we here? There are two extremes involved in this debate: (1) there is no correct answer because any response is a human contrivance subject to human error; and (2) God will take care of it, just try to be goodContinue reading “Meaning of Life, Part 2”
Last night the President delivered his first State of Union address of his second term while police cornered and presumbably killed an fugitive ex-cop who killed cops and their loved ones. The speech ended dramatically with a challenge to Congress to at least vote on a gun violence prevention bill. The President’s refrain was “deserve aContinue reading “A Revolution Without Guns”
This post is for all those drivers who were glued to their cell phones when they cut in front of me. I’m over it now. Months weeks and days have passed. What’s the point of keeping that rage which caused me to scream and show a middle finger? Now I’m in a contemplative mode. WhoContinue reading “Confessions of an Extreme Commuter”
I am wandering into a new social media, armed with years of mistake-fed wisdom and a long love affair with the written word.