We are big fans of storytelling, the oldest art form

You, subscribers, are too, if you find it jarring when people jump into a conversation with a non sequitur statement. You get the value of segue and progression of ideas.  If you get derailed when you’re recounting a funny event and someone says “It didn’t really happen exactly that way,” or “You forgot this little […]

July is filled with reminders of our nation’s independence

The month of July is filled with reminders of our nation’s independence, freedoms, and patriotism, even in the humble appearance of star-spangled paper plates in the supermarket discount bin. I’m prompted to sing to myself the Star-Spangled Banner. The lyrics were originally written as a poem, by Francis Scott Key during the defense of Fort […]