I write this with no drama: I’m signing up for a self-defense class. I at times fly fish in very desolate areas, and it feel prudent to be prepared. I just read this article on line that documents Trump followers harassing Asian-Americans. A friend last night posted this on Facebook: The barber shop is in Cambridge,
An empty bedroom, dark and unusually tidy. One fewer place setting at dinner. A piano no longer played daily. A feeling that times have changed. _____________________________ Mrs. T. and I dropped off our son at college. We are very happy for him as he launches on a new path. We agreed to try to focus
I’ve seen people do some crazy things. When stressed, sometimes, people do things that are entirely not in their best interests. Or, so it seems. With Donald Trump, there’s a great deal of consternation and/or glee as to why he keeps shooting himself in the foot. My theory: deep down, he doesn’t want to win.
@KaiGray recommended Steve Martin’s autobiography, Born Standing Up. I just finished it, and it is a great read. Back when SNL was really starting to kick it, and people listened to comedy albums, Steve Martin came onto the national scene. I’ve always found him to be incredibly funny, in a wacky way. Some of my favorite
By nature, I’m a planner. As a highly-pronounced ENTJ, I naturally am good at thinking ahead and coming up with contingency plans. But, that makes me a worrier, who has a great deal of problems letting go. I have to work every day to learn how to relax. Recently, one of my children was dealing with
This American Life Originally aired 6.24.2016 590: Choosing Wrong Stories of people making the wrong choice, even though the right one is staring them squarely in the eye. Basketball players making a conscious decision to not do the thing that makes them better, pollsters refusing to see the truth of Donald Trump, and more. ©