Labor Days Past–What I’ve Done for Money!

And then today…. I’m grateful for my work ethic as learned from my family while growing up on the farm.  My dad encouraged resourcefulness and initiative.  I think that’s why I’ve often been “self-employed” in so much of my work. Last Monday, Labor Day, I began to think back and list my lifetime of jobs. […]

AMAZING GRACE–A Pope for All

And then today…. I’ve been thinking about the Pope appearing on network television’s 20/20 program last night as he prepares for his visit to the United States.  He took questions and gave heartfelt and comforting responses. He seems to be an answer to our prayers as he is so perfect for these times in history. […]

CROWDS–Desperation or Celebration

And then today…. I see the news story of the Syrian Refugees and I wince.  It is now burned in my brain–the crowd’s desperation, the cramming into flimsy boats and trains and through bus windows.  The beautiful children, the haunting expressions, the death, the hysteria–what can I do? I remember visiting the Holocaust Museum in Washington […]

PBS NATIONAL GALLERY Documentary

And then today…. Before I got out of bed this morning, I finished watching the last segment of this  3 hour documentary — awesome! The DVR description says: “Sequences feature the galleries of the National Gallery in London that shows how the exhibits are studied, restored and planned out over time.” I love to hear […]

MTV. VMA, Vinyl Records–If aging isn’t for sissies, then neither is today’s music!

I’m crazy about music–always have been! I try to act my age, but I remember when the country was upset about Elvis and his simple gyrations on the Ed Sullivan Show.  That makes me 72. I watched the Video Music Awards Sunday night as I always do.  I know most of the music. I’d love […]