Aerating Ideas

Single flower amidst compacted soil

I welcome healthy discussion and a non-hostile open exchange of ideas...something almost antiquated with contemporary versions of communication such as shouting down, propaganda, fake news, and trolling. This makes me think of the importance of aeration. Compacted soil, like hateful rhetoric or one-sided Group Think with a buried agenda, prevents circulation and nourishment thereby starving …

A Love Hate Diary of Dates with a Smartphone… (part 1)

Woman tossing into the air a leather diary and Smartphone

Love may have been in the air this weekend but not necessarily between me and my android Smartphone. Yes, I've been shoved into the noisy techno world of oncoming traffic, reluctantly but necessarily if I want to be able to function in this world. My motto of “Don’t jump in if you don’t want to …