What happened to good manners, common courtesy, respect and consideration for the other humans in our world? And why did social media become such an anti-social and divisive communication tool? As kids, as soon as we could talk, we were taught to say please if we wanted something and thank you when we received it. … Continue reading Why did social media become so anti-social?
Are we really wiser as we get older? I am now the big seven oh but I'm not sure I feel wise. I feel much the same as I did at 50 or 60. I'm sure the vagaries of age will creep up but I hope not for a while yet. Oh yes, there … Continue reading Is there really wisdom with age?
I usually have a calendar hanging somewhere in my kitchen. I make notes on it, jot down birthdays and appointments. Even with all kinds of devices - iPad, phone, laptop - I have always taken comfort in writing things on the wall calendar, flipping over the page at the end of each month and enjoying … Continue reading Some reflections on 2020