With approval or not
Whose approval matters most to you?
That may sound like a strange question. Yet, we seek approval in many varied (odd) places.
The dream of Europe
Carensa was 6. But determined. She was going to Europe. The land with castles at every river’s bend. And princes and princesses. A magical place.
5 summer reads
Summer brings many things. One is often a bit more time to read. For fun and entertainment. To widen our horizons. To dive into another dimension. To explore life and ourselves.
In German, bitte, or maybe not
Can you spend a year in a class in high school and come out knowing less about the subject than when you started?
It’s possible. I saw it happen.
9 observations about change
It was a time of change. It was a time of keeping things the same.
“Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” ― Benjamin Disraeli
Taxi ride in New York City in 1978
“What’s his medallion number?” Debbie quietly asked me. I was in the in the front seat of a taxi in New York City. Debbie was wedged in between me and the door. This was not going to end well.
7 movies about changing the world around us
What do a 100-year-old Swedish man, a boy in Africa, a French pianist, a young lawyer, a police detective and a book club have in common?