What if humans came with taglines?

What if humans came with taglines? Sort of like a warning label … or a caveat for “what to expect” … Mine would be: “Never expose to bright light and never feed after midnight.” No? Right. That one’s already taken by the furry little Mogwai creatures … besides, everyone gets a little wicked when they…

Today, of all days, please smile at a stranger …

I don’t read as many blogs — or books, or news sites, or magazines for that matter — as I’d like to. Mostly, I suppose, because when I find I have time to read for pleasure, I’ve already done so much reading and so much research that my brain begs for stillness. So rather than…

Is a life ever unworthy of life?

Remembering the autocracies of war on Pearl Harbor Day … The other day, I upgraded my “something-something Samsung” to an iPhone 6Plus. It took about an hour for the transformation to be processed and completed — an hour wasted, or so I thought. During that time, I stood next to an older gentleman who was also…

Aren’t you happy the umbrella was invented?

A lot can happen in 24 hours, let alone an entire day, year, or three centuries for that matter. Heck, entire countries can be formed and dissolved. I mean just look at what happened to poor Prussia … declared an official country in 1525, things were going along just fine until 1947 when BAM, the…