That Road of Belief
Posted on June 30, 2015

We are blessed, I think, by living in times that force us to look at how others believe and to respect paths that are totally foreign to us. It is no longer a clear Judeo-Christian populace that surrounds us. If we are to successfully navigate this stream of faith we have to begin by confessing that faith is bigger than any one of us.

The Next Great Idea???
Posted on June 23, 2015

Who would have believed it? I was reading the NY TIMES, and discovered that a school district in Maryland has just made a great discovery – kindergarten students need time to play! I have no idea what educator came to this conclusion, but he/she cannot have been either a parent or an observer of children.

The Careers I Never Had
Posted on June 16, 2015

Do you remember those careers you dreamed of when you were six or seven, those adult occupations that seemed to you to be the height of happiness? I am sure some cowboy, fireman or pastry maker lives still in many of us who chose otherwise.

Taking Polls
Posted on June 9, 2015

We humans are the funniest species! We have these manias that we indulge from time to time and, at this moment, taking polls is somewhere near the top of our frenzies.

Misplaced Rage
Posted on June 2, 2015

Many of us were angry, with some right on our side, as the abuses in the building of the new NYU campus in Dubai were made public. Workers had not been paid, they had been forced to sleep in the incomplete buildings, their basic needs were trampled on in a way that we found offensive. There were demonstrations and protests. From my armchair, I approved.