Unity…

Like everyone else, I have been watching the news (obsessively). With retirement comes ample free time to obsess over the news. It’s grim with the pandemic and economic fallout that will surely affect millions of Americans. And yet, there is a spark of hope. For more than three years, there has been a deep divide… Read More Unity…

Humor Me…

For those of you who have ever read any of my books, you already know that I almost always sprinkle humor into the story. And yet, I also usually have a serious subtext embedded within. Sometimes I wonder if that subtext is watered down because of that humor. Hmmm…this is a new conundrum I have… Read More Humor Me…

Mob Mentality

We are in a particularly scary moment in history fueled by social media. Facebook and Twitter expand the principles of the mob mentality. Throw in power differentials and we have a powder keg. Recently, my wife showed me a horrific news story about an Iranian lawmaker offering three million to assassinate Trump. I stayed away… Read More Mob Mentality

Giving Tuesday

I’m embarrassed to admit that until Darla, the Executive Director of Stone Soup Community Press mentioned Compound Interest would be released on Giving Tuesday, I’d never heard of it. Sure, I knew about the commercial days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I’ve even provided a bit of history in a previous blog on Black Friday.… Read More Giving Tuesday