Truth is marching on

Truth is marching on

Marching nervously on the cold, gray gravel of the train yard of Auschwitz, a young man’s mind was forever branded by an image… legions of...

February 28th, 2021 |  


The bitter-sweet

The bitter-sweet

February is always bittersweet.Six years ago this month, our family suffered a gigantic loss when my sister-in-law died of cancer at the young age of ...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Virus vs. summer vacation plans

Virus vs. summer vacation plans

Thanks to the continuing threat from Covid-19 and variants of a virus still hanging in the air, plans for a summer vacation are still hanging in the a...

February 26th, 2021 |  



Adjust your expectations

Adjust your expectations

Have you ever had a time when something important to you was planned but did not happen?Maybe you had an idea for a perfect evening with a special fri...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Does Beauty Mean High Maintenance?

Does Beauty Mean High Maintenance?

Would you like “low maintenance landscaping” in your yard? You could probably reduce landscape maintenance easily, but you may have to cha...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Ice possible; Use caution

Ice possible; Use caution

At the time, it wasn’t all that funny! It was as if my car wanted to express a little dashboard sarcasm just before I dragged it into a long sno...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Persistence of obesity from childhood

Persistence of obesity from childhood

It has long been a contention of mine that the remarkable thing about obesity in childhood is that it goes away much more often than obesity goes away...

February 21st, 2021 |  


Weather grabs the headlines

Weather grabs the headlines

Extreme weather conditions take over the front page of daily newspapers. Three such blows by nature stick out in my mind, events which I helped cover ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Having good footing in life

Having good footing in life

In the First World War soldiers in the trenches on both sides would sometimes give themselves a non-fatal wound (intentionally shooting themselves in ...

February 14th, 2021 |  


Get through the block

Get through the block

The two most dreaded words for a person who writes – writer’s block.It happens to all of us, at least I think it does. I know it happens t...

February 14th, 2021 |