Radishes at Work

Radishes at Work

The sign said, “Radishes at Work,” and we couldn’t help but stop and see what it was about. Susan and I were visiting Winterthur (pronounced “Wintertur”), a lush thousand-acre estate at the northern tip of Delaware, a few miles northwest of Wilmington and about 30...
Going in Style

Going in Style

A popular children’s book by Taro Gomi reminds us that Everyone Poops – but not everyone does so in similar facilities. In many parts of the world, squatty potties even with the floor are de rigueur. Sometimes signs inside rare Western-style toilet cubicles instruct...
Looking Out for Others

Looking Out for Others

We all know that staying fit and healthy at any age requires self-discipline. Pushing back from the table, getting up from the couch, and moving forward with meaningful exercise are keys to success. Exercise, to be effective, needs to be more than an occasional amble...
Talk About Restrictive…

Talk About Restrictive…

I’ve been thinking about an ancient desert party that was like Burning Man, except not – the only similarity is that both involved a large gathering in a desert setting. Both involve a lot of sweaty and smelly people, but the ancients bathed much more often while...
If Only Andy Were Here…

If Only Andy Were Here…

Few television shows have retained their popularity as long as “The Andy Griffith Show,” which ran for 249 episodes between 1960 and 1968, and continues to play in reruns more than 60 years later. The program was set in a simpler time in a small North Carolina town...