Monthly Archives: February 2012

Heritage

My mother is 97. Imagine all the history she has lived through, and all the wisdom she has accumulated. I admire my mother. She has experienced financial stress and personal loss. She, with my father, raised seven kids. She is … Continue reading

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Empty Nest

Do parents ever feel not like parents? Do mothers ever get over the “empty nest”? There has to be a balance somewhere, sometime, between seeing your grown children (and your grandchildren) not enough and too much. I must confess that … Continue reading

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Why Does Campaigning Have to Become Street Brawling?

I always hope that campaigning for the elections, especially the presidential election, will be an opportunity for the truth about candidates to be revealed by the way they conduct themselves and what they have to say, as well as their … Continue reading

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