Latest Ramblings

The dilemma of being needed

Like many people, I’ve taken away a lot of lessons from my working life.

One of the first ones I learned was the more work you do, the more you get. My elder niece is struggling with that realization these … Read the rest

Killer tunes

When it comes to music, I’m pretty old school. I mean old school.

I was “rocking” classical long before I got to rock. By the time I got to college, I had made it through oldies to mellow (Jackson Browne), … Read the rest

Definitions

Today’s post is provided as a public service.

Many of you engage in political discussions on social media. That’s self-inflicted, but it’s a free country (to this point).

I’ve noticed, with some dismay, the tendency for the discussions to devolve … Read the rest

It’s the personalities

I admire people with memories of their youth.

There are some people who seem to have photographic memory of their delivery room…and every incident after then. I’m lucky if I remember a half-dozen things from way back then.

I’ve got … Read the rest

Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

It’s been a while since I posted about Valentine’s Day, with some valid reasons, but long-time readers know it holds a special place for me.

There is the unique connection between Valentine’s Day and my Mom. There is the unique … Read the rest