It is said that the Greek philosopher, Diogenes, carried a lamp with him at all times in an attempt to find an honest man. Reports were he never found one. Why? Why is honesty so elusive? Perhaps it’s easier to cover a dishonest act with a good motive, or to dress a lie in a half truth in order not to be judged badly by … Continue reading In Search of an Honest Man
“From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known; our Constitution works. And during the Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one – absolutely no one – is above the law.” ~ Leon Jaworski Last week, like some of you, I watched the prime time coverage of the January 6 American Congressional hearings. At the time, I’d been … Continue reading What’s Goin’ On?
Our times are fraught with conflict and peril. There is political turmoil, ecological disaster and all manner of terrible, worrisome things to keep us awake at night. How do you manage the constant barrage of distressing news? How about having a good laugh once in a while? I share with you one of my all-time favorite news sources: The Onion. Please enjoy without caution or … Continue reading How Long Since You Had A Good Laugh?
“Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up, is the expression of the dream that one may not have to, and as such he is both beautiful and tragic. But in our own era, the idea of a child who never grows up has a decidedly sinister bent to it.” ~ Constance Grady Who are these lost boys? The depiction of “lost boys” first appeared … Continue reading Lost Boys