My own children have no living memory of any major war: World War II, Korea or Vietnam. They and their children know nothing about the gas shortages of the 1980s and Jimmy Carter’s inflation that destroyed our small community banks. They do know about wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the destruction of the twin towers in 2001. My grandchildren don’t even remember that. What do they teach in American history courses in today’s high schools?
We have attended many graduations, and this was the first one where we heard every speaker and actually saw the face of the graduate.
Mother’s Day in a lock-down requiring social distancing was bound to be different than the norm, but for me it actually wasn’t.
Washington's Shadow was...
We have become much more vigilant about the immediate surroundings, and not just the construction. This year we really saw the coming of spring, and the birds and flowers have been stunning..
New technology appears to be accompanied by old jokes. Over these last two weeks, I’ve received, over the internet, samples of stuff that apparently keep people from going crazy with boredom. The jokes fall into several categories, all somehow related to coping with the corona virus.
The coronavirus epidemic,...
I wish everyone a happy and...
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