What is Your Message for America on Her Birthday?

Red bands around Lincoln's eyes

Considering the state of America on her birth date, what would be your message --- Get Well? Condolences? Happy Birthday? Congratulations? Apology? As with everything in life, I suppose that depends on your viewpoint and values. Blind WisdomWhile waiting in an office recently, I saw a framed calligraphy (wisdom repeated below) that was attributed to …

Changing Focus – Memories

Sailor and Marine

"Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future." - Elie Wiesel Tomorrow, May 31st, is Memorial Day. Traditionally, this holiday is for the United States to honor and mourn its military personnel who died while serving in its Armed Forces. Perhaps this year, more than any …

Climate Change – The Diabetes of the Globe

The climate use to be rather predictable.  At least until what we've seen recently.  Now, it too has a culture of anything goes.  What is going on?  Like the bad diet, little exercise and unremitting stress that provoke diabetes, haphazard behaviors and practices are radically affecting our globe. I feel October coolness in August, August heat …