Some people are smarter than others

September 20, 2023
In today's world the idea that some people are smarter than others might seem shocking. Some might object. Because some people put great store in the idea that everyone is created with the same capacity to think. But that is not true. All people are not equal in that regard. Some people...

Is all of life a distorted view?

July 18, 2023
Is there such thing as literal fact? Or do we see everything with a distorted view? Law enforcement says that you can ask any six witnesses to a crime what...

How endings are not such a bad thing, after all

July 15, 2023
There are no beginnings unless there are endings. Well, except for birth. That's the uber-beginning. But endings are natural. Endings of all kinds. And they're...

How about some streaming show recommendations?

July 11, 2023
Streaming is one of the best things ever, in my opinion. There's a much broader range of viewing options than ever before, and I take advantage of as much of it as I...

Does she think we just fell off the turnip truck?

July 7, 2023
This post is going to be a real snoozer if you don’t follow the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. So scroll past if it doesn't interest you. But if you do follow...

F*** the small talk

July 6, 2023
Yeah, about the small talk ... But first: I've been known to drop the F bomb from time to time, but far less now than in years past. There's so much jarring...

Would you bet it all on blonde?

July 2, 2023
Madly searching for something to get me to sleep as I rocked and rolled on the choppy Arctic Sea, Erika Girardi of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills came to mind. I...

Why you don’t need anyone’s permission to grow

June 30, 2023
` When a friend posted this I recognized immediately the useful truth it contained. "Not everyone who started with you will finish with you." Yes, that is the way...

How DNA can unlock family mysteries

June 26, 2023
Who hasn't wondered where they are from? About their family history? Their ethnic background? About their DNA? This is the Sicilian town my mother's family is...

I found the recipe for a happy life

June 21, 2023
The other afternoon on the patio I opened a book a friend had given me to a scene in which a mom was putting notes in her daughter's lunch box. It's not your...

How about some first of summer baby boom tidbits?

June 18, 2023
What do you see when you look at this image? I like to remember how simple life was back in the baby boom days.  A couple of TV channels. Rock and roll on a...

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