Doing things differently since 1984

Peace for Paris

By now, everyone is aware of the events that happened in Paris on Friday that left 129 dead, hundreds injured, and millions in a transformed emotional state. I won’t recount … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

After Everything Changes

It dawned on me recently that it will be soon be a year after everything changed for me, both for better and worse in different ways. I’m a firm believer … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Battle I’ll Never Win Against Daylight Savings

Friendly reminder: In case you haven’t heard, if you’re currently in America, the clocks go forward (the one where you lose an hour of sleep) this weekend!  The rest of … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · 6 Comments

Dear France (Don’t Make the Mistakes We Made)

Dear France, You may not remember me, but I believe we used to be friends.  I learned your language (mostly – at least I tried), visited your shores several times, … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 6 Comments

34 Examples of Heart-Warming Humanity

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
Can You Imagine? Just before aliens finally visit planet Earth, they decide to watch the Earthling’s mainstream news and try and suss us out.  If…

November 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Scotland Decides!

In less than one week, Scotland will have the opportunity to decide if it wants to be completely independent from the UK. I’ve been following the news rather closely, and … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

Why Faith Needs Doubt

I read an article recently about an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia that was looted – for many reasons, I’m sure – but among them was that the mob truly … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 6 Comments

How to Get a Job (from a hirer’s perspective)

I’ve changed jobs far too many times in my working life, and been to far too many interviews.  One of my favorite jobs was working at a career center, where … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

Patriotism on the Rocks

As Independence Day / 4th of July rolls around for the 238th time, I am yet again faced with a serious social problem for an American to have: I’m not … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 9 Comments

When Everything Changes

*Shuffles nervously up to microphone* Umm, so, I haven’t been around much lately… sorry for that.  I assure you it’s not because I’ve had nothing to say.  Quite the opposite, … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 6 Comments