Monthly Archives: November 2023


[There’s a tiny video at the end of this post. Please click the link above to read/watch directly from the website.] Dear friends — As Marsha and I celebrate Thanksgiving this year, our thoughts — are with you. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”  Tennyson  Indeed: Isn’t having a friend one of the … Continue reading Friendship »

The Humanity Found in the Crevices

[There are videos in this post. We recommend clicking the link above and reading/watching directly from the website.] “Pity the sorrows of a poor old man, Whose trembling limbs have borne him to your door, Whose days are dwindled to the shortest span; Oh give relief, and Heaven will bless your store.” ~ Thomas Moss  A thought on the humanity of those who live in … Continue reading The Humanity Found in the Crevices »

The Overview Effect: William Shatner

Marsha and I are off on a brief holiday to the Oregon coast. Greetings from Manzanita: click here for a 23-second video. As we gather a little inspiration for our next post we thought you might be taken by this reflection by William Shatner (actor who played Captain Kirk on the original Star Trek) on his Blue Origin space shuttle flight on October 13, 2021. … Continue reading The Overview Effect: William Shatner »

What’s Wrong with the World Today?

According to legend the Times of London in 1905 sent an inquiry to a number of writers asking the question, “What’s wrong with the world today?” The Christian apologist G.K. Chesterton responded succinctly and profoundly: “Dear Sirs, I am.” If that same question were asked today a large segment would respond,”You are.” Why? Because many are overly concerned with managing the speck in their neighbor’s … Continue reading What’s Wrong with the World Today? »