I have to do random thoughts tonight. The class I'm taking this semester is Digital Cultures. Who the &*$* knew that before the semester was over, we'd all be living in a digital culture? Where our computers and our smartphones are the only things keeping us all connected? It's surreal. A few years ago, I…Read more Random thoughts
I am a couple of days late with this post (I'm trying to post Tuesday and Friday for school, not that it's a hard and fast rule). As everyone knows, the last week has been kind of incredible with the spread of COVID-19, and it's only the beginning of the curve. My month started with…Read more Seismic Shifts
Lack of Leadership Quality
This week at a press conference, #45 asked for a "friendly reporter" and this happened (see video on link) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/us/politics/trump-press-conference-jake-turx.html The young Orthodox Jewish man kindly phrased the question; and asked what the government planned to do about the increase in threats and violence against the Jewish community. Not only was the young man…Read more Lack of Leadership Quality
What is America?
I saw a challenge on Facebook last night from an author that I respect. Three sentences. Three sentences only, and none about Trump; no political screeds, of any kind; diatribes; or other exceedingly verbose dissertations. He asked: What is America? This was my response. America is a dream; the best hopes of humanity wrapped up…Read more What is America?
A March Seen Around the World
What an amazing display of humanity today. Peaceful and respectful demonstration, as our Constitution protects. Thank you, my sisters, brothers, and others for restoring my faith in humanity. May we all continue to work against injustice and protect each other. I wish I'd gotten out and taken some photos myself, but I wasn't feeling well…Read more A March Seen Around the World
A Fictional Reflection
Sometime, if you're interested in blowing your mind out just a bit, I'd suggest you take the American Literature romp that I just completed. I've always enjoyed reading, I've recently acquired a taste for audiobooks. I'd neglected that particular method for ingesting a book into my being over reading the written word, be it on…Read more A Fictional Reflection