Space Whimsy

Space Whimsy

The Fun Frontier Our granddaughter started Kindergarten last week. One of the first things to ascertain from a five year old is “what they want to be when they grow up”.  Her career choice is “Space Teacher”. The school took a photo of her...
Reunion

Reunion

Happy Days I’ve been involved with planning a grade school reunion. High school reunions are more common, but in recent years grade school reunions have gained popularity. I won’t say what year, but the illustration might get you in the neighborhood. Hint:...
New and Improved?

New and Improved?

A New Me All my social media, website, and portfolio sites were branded with a photo of me beset by a green bird (see below). The selfie was taken several years ago, upon which I added the whimsical avian upon my shoulder. Responses were great and it served well. I...
I’m No Einstein, But . . .

I’m No Einstein, But . . .

Smart People I read biographies. I’m fascinated by lives, and sometimes imagine myself in the shoes of those I study. That wasn’t easy to do with Albert Einstein, whose Walter Isaacson bio I recently finished. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, but had little...
Matilda’s Woes

Matilda’s Woes

Work “Sweet is the sleep of the laborer, whether he eats little or much, but the full stomach of the rich will not let him sleep.”  Ecclesiastes 5:12 This jives with my experience. Saturdays are often designated as my “work around the house...