Enchanting Midsummer

Enchanting Midsummer

An Enchanting Visit   There’s nothing like a morning swim in the lake in summer.   Not a single soul was out on the lake this morning.   Except me.   And a Dragonfly. This guy hovered along side me, keeping me company, for most of the swim....
What we can do about it.

What we can do about it.

Part II.     …The escalation of abuse, and what we can do about it. I worry about how our children are being affected by what they observe and experience.  They learn how to behave by witnessing how the adults in their lives (and the ones in the media) conduct...
The Culture of Violence.

The Culture of Violence.

Me, Me, Me, Me… If you’ve watched the news this week, you’ve probably seen the clip of Trump shoving Dusko Markovic, the prime minister of Montenegro aside at the NATO meeting.  Looking quite pleased with himself, he was able to move in front for the...
Coming out of Hibernation.

Coming out of Hibernation.

My mother-in-law and I talked together many Sundays the year before she passed away in 2015.  Instead of “Tuesdays with Morrie”, think “Sundays with Maria”. She told me all about her colorful life and her experiences before, during, and after...