Dreaming of the fabulous five

Dreaming of the fabulous five

John Lennon of the Beatles was a dreamer who loved sleep. He even wrote a song about sleep and dreams after his wife once shook him awake following a ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may

I have a stand on my desk that says: “I am kind of a big deal.” I sort of stole it from Ron Burgundy in the movie “Anchorman”....

October 21st, 2021 |  


Abortion in the United States

Abortion in the United States

Abortion is a very controversial topic in our nation, and it has been a hot-button political issue for my entire lifetime. For most of the history of ...

October 20th, 2021 |  



Effects of a global economy

Effects of a global economy

Not too long ago, a lead story in the Wall Street Journal opened with this: “Global supply-chain bottlenecks are feeding off one another, with s...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Jeggings sound better all the time

Jeggings sound better all the time

There are few things as daunting as buying jeans.I don’t buy jeans frequently enough to buy the same kind twice. By the time I’m ready for...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Beauty a legal system factor?

Beauty a legal system factor?

Recently, while driving my work roads, I stumbled on a true-crime podcast, one which scratched an itch I’ve had for the genre ever since I read ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Peace begins with the truth

Peace begins with the truth

As I grew up in the 1950s and ’60s, I became accustomed to watching the evening news with my parents. Those short news segments became part of r...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Movies with the next generation

Movies with the next generation

It’s strange trying to explain your childhood to your children.It involves explaining a different time in a different culture in a different pla...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Why good journalism matters

Why good journalism matters

These days, how many times have you heard the statement that we live in a post-truth society? In my view, it’s a self-evident prophesy that if t...

October 12th, 2021 |  


Nocturnal noshing from nowhere

Nocturnal noshing from nowhere

I am a person of generally good habits, which is why it is puzzling when I acquire a bad one.Habits are probably the most important thing when it come...

October 11th, 2021 |