Don’t let toxic masculinity (and CTE) destroy your so

May 31, 2023
An impactful piece on chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE in the Washington Post* broke my heart. CTE is a fatal brain disease associated with repeated...

Farmer Wants Wife… in Australia??

May 23, 2023
Who knew that an ad for Farmer Wants Wife. (in the bush, no less), would be so attractive! But the new show, Farmer Wants A Wife has proven quite popular. And...

The greatest unreality show on earth

May 19, 2023
Opinions are like a$$holes...everybody's got one.  That saying's been around for a long time, but it's never been more true than it is today, in the age of social...

What I learned from a potentially heart-stopping situation

May 17, 2023
If you read regularly, you know that we had a rather complicated trip to Hawaii in February. (If you haven't read it yet, here's that story.) But that wasn't the...

Nothing less useful than willful resistance to the realitie...

May 9, 2023
Well, look. We can't stop the aging process, no matter how we try. It's a natural process and if we're lucky, we get to go all the way through it. Oh, sure, we can...

What are your thoughts on the Coronation?

May 7, 2023
The connection with history was hard to miss during the Coronation of King Charles III. Some version of this ceremony has happened for many, many centuries in Great...

Why I love a good fairytale

May 4, 2023
How sad was I that the PBS television show, Sanditon, ended with its third season? Very sad. So sad I almost cried. From an unfinished novel by Jane Austen, the story...

What happens after we die?

May 3, 2023
Hang on, kids. This one's going to raise some eyebrows. Maybe. You be the judge. Because what happens after we die is a pretty important topic. Back in 1990 I was...

Why don’t you join our Boomers for some good reading?

April 30, 2023
It's a small group this week, with some folks on vacay or brief break and even time off to solve a computer hack. Yikes! But that doesn't mean our Boomers still...

Best! Ride! Ever!

April 21, 2023
We were in D.C. with our nephews, who'd called for a ride to take us out for the evening. There were five of us, requiring a big SUV. One pulled up. As I climbed...

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