Category: Society

Getting Back to ABCs

Sometimes I can be a bit naive, and there are certain moments when it is crystal clear to me how much I do not know. All of this talk of statues has brought on...

Post Debate Analysis

I know some of you do not like Hillary. I know some of you support Trump. I know this because I’ve seen your Facebook posts, and I’ve had some very brief conversations with you...

A Fortnight

It’s been two weeks since I last posted. Anyone worried? If so, to alleviate those worries, here’s a quick update on what’s been happening. First, there was a graduation party. A graduation party with I-don’t-know-how-many...

Portsmouth

My friend Susan was at it again. Monday night, at 11 pm, we were exchanging texts. She was asking me to do something. My first answer was “No.” Then it was “Maybe.” Then it was “I’ll...

She Did It

She is a high school graduate. There were times we weren’t quite sure that was going to happen. As a result of her experiences there, I can’t look at that high school with the...

A Jumble of Thoughts

I rarely make it through the night without waking up at least once or twice. Sometimes, I get back to sleep fairly quickly.  Other times, not so much. During the times I can’t fall back to sleep,...

New Year’s Resolution

We are almost ten months into the year, and I’m finally going to make good on my New Year’s resolution.  This is my first (and maybe last) pachyderm post where I state my opinion on...

What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?

One of my first blog posts was about this TED video: In the video, the presenter (Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO)  made three recommendations for women pursuing a career: Sit at the table Make your partner...