Archive for July 2014

Another Green Lush August -- What To Do With You?

Have you ever noticed, August is the only month of the year without any major holidays. Just 31 hot days in a green row which have been too often dismissed as “the dog days of summer.” Sort of an interval between the end of busy school terms in June and vacations in July, and the... Read more »

Getting Older...? Who, Me...?

The only sure sign of life in the cosmos is change. And change, my friend, means aging. No matter your gender, your race, your nationality, your party, you and I are inexorably aging with each inexorable tick of the clock. When you think about it, that’s a good thing. Because the alternative to getting older... Read more »

Oh No! Now We've Lost Oz Too?

Who remembers Judy Garland as Dorothy…well, I thought just about everyone, but I was wrong….the old teacher in me can’t resist testing young people with questions like “Do you remember…?”…the more people and traditions we have in common, the healthier is our diverse society….so far most remember names like Lincoln, FDR, and Elvis, but the... Read more »
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There's Something About An August

Have you ever noticed, August is the only month without any major holidays. Just 31 hot days in a green row which have been too often dismissed as “the dog days of summer.” Sort of an interval between the end of the busy school term in June, the start of vacations in July, and the... Read more »

There's A Secret To Soccer's Sudden Success

Ever wonder why Soccer has become so popular….well, if you had been awake in my old history classes, you would remember how the Roman emperors kept the masses busy with “bread & circuses”…this is not to say some secret cabal creates these diversions today, but notice how it’s always the rich & powerful who own... Read more »

A Surprisingly Unknown Cosmic Secret

A cosmic secret revealed…! Ever since the Ancient Greeks said, “No one can jump into the same tide twice,” humanity’s best thinkers have agreed that nothing is permanent, that life is simply another way of saying change, and that the only… sure sign of life in the rest of the universe is change…if we are... Read more »
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