Losing what we never had...
It would be almost impossible to have a conversation without talking about coronavirus and the disease it can cause, COVID-19. Considering how careful we are of each other, it’s almost impossible to have a conversation. I am glad we are careful; it is an effort worth making to protect ourselves. I am sure you already … Continue reading My Perspective on COVID-19
Lisa and I have cared for several stray cats in our time. Two of them even became great house cats. Most of these strays never became any more than just strangers we fed. Last fall we made an offer of friendship to a handsome little tom cat we named Telly. When it comes to stray … Continue reading Losing what we never had
Civility on the Internet
I always assumed I enjoy stories of recovery because I like redemption and restoration. Part of my enjoyment may include these elements but I think an even bigger portion of my joy comes from how one individual leans on another, yet both of them come away stronger. Their strength is greater than the sum of … Continue reading Filling Gaps
I really like the internet, it’s a great source for information and entertainment. It is a technology that is new enough and changes often enough that culture has not established a consistently polite and decent way to use it-or maybe we just don’t care. Let’s start with the deepest source of suspect social media reactions-taking … Continue reading A little civility on the net
Some columns write themselves; I suspect this will be one of those. Back in the 1990’s, I got to know Lloyd Noreen. I knew of Lloyd before but was formally introduced to him by his daughter, Wendy. LLoyd and I began an excellent relationship that really helped me learn and grow. I worked for him … Continue reading Pearl’s Vase