Let’s throw away the stones

Sometimes social media hits us with bits and pieces of news. These are not blogs I follow, but rather what suggested or promoted posts show me. These are feel good news, the kind that make me click and read. One on my personal social feed, went on like this: Here in Arizona, is one of … Continue reading Let’s throw away the stones

History learning that I approve of!

Book: The women who caught the babies, Eloise Greenfield, Daniel Minter We have a friend whose kid has graduated and plans to go medical school. The child has been studying towards her goal for a long time. High levels of dedication here. When we heard that she has completed high school, I promptly looked at … Continue reading History learning that I approve of!

peek into the past, and how

Considering that history is messed up, and history books are written by the winners, how do we 'read' history? One thought is to focus on the current life (society, social problems, demographics, socioeconomic situation, culture), and then take a lightweight approach to reading the historical background that led to current situations.

And the days

Watching tales of heroic past. Living in the fearful present. King Arthur and knights of the round table. A virus that is spreading far and wide. They saw and fought the enemy with bows and arrows. We cannot see, do not know how to fight. Knights who had to earn their freedom. We who are … Continue reading And the days