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It’s been almost ten years since we visited some of the ports on this cruise; with the exception of the rebuilding of Grand Cayman, I was disappointed in what the decade has brought. Back then, the ships docked at local
… finish reading Reflections
My favorite Caribbean island is St. Maarten because it represents what collaboration can do. Sixty percent of the land belongs to the French with the capital at Marigot. The other forty percent belongs to the Dutch with the capital at
… finish reading St. Maarten
Yesterday’s flight from Chicago to Ft. Lauderdale was uneventful once I got through the extra-diligent security check. But it got me thinking. My experience could be compared to the current questions regarding allowing Syrian refugees, or any other refugees, into
… finish reading Musings on Being Dangerous
Just as I’m trying to get over my anti-social stance on social media and embrace sharing my life with total strangers in the name of fame, along comes Emily McFarlan Miller. Ms. Miller has been a social media editor whose
… finish reading Embracing Social Media
On this eve of Christmas Eve, I read a story about a couple of small business owners in Minnesota who are standing up against the current spike in xenophobia. Their names are Elana and Danny Schwartzman, and they own the
… finish reading Hate Has No Business Here
We live in a condominium, which means we also belong to a homeowners’ association (HOA). Which means there is an annual meeting where the HOA reports on what it’s done the past twelve months.
As a rule, these meetings are
… finish reading Board Meeting
“Is so.” “Is not,” Earl replied.
“Is so.” Want to bet?” he asked.
“Sure,” I said. “The loser pays for dinner.”
Sometimes when dinner’s involved Earl backs down, not wanting to put that much money on his point of view.
… finish reading King-Sized
We are closing in on the end of the year, one filled with violence and vitriol. This saddens and frightens me. Saddens because there is so much strife in the world when there could be so much collaboration.
… finish reading What Are We Becoming?
Today is the real Black Friday, even though retailers have been touting it all fall. And even though I already have my shopping done, I’m still perusing catalogs. But it’s not for more gift ideas. It’s for laughs.
… finish reading Black Friday