What Happened to May Day?

My granddaughter called me the morning of May 1 and I asked her what she was up to. I got the usual, “Oh, nothing.” Then I told her it is May Day and when I was her age, we delivered small baskets of candy to our friends. “Really?” Of course, she had to ask grandma…

Doppelganger

I think I’ve found my purpose in life. I’m the O negative, the universal blood type. I’m the milk toast. I am folding clothes or vacuuming. I’m the stunt double. I’m the police artist sketch. I am the world’s doppelganger. It happened again this week.  I was walking through a parking lot and a guy…

Bad Things Happen

A number of years ago I began listening to sermons. Frankly, it began because of a pastor who was a poor preacher and I needed to get fed somewhere, so started looking for sermons. Many churches now post audio and/or video sermons and it’s interesting to hear different styles and perspectives. On a recent business…

2014 in review

WordPress.com stats prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,000 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the complete…

What’s Your Sign?

We went to the second installment of the Hunger Games, the movie entitled Catching Fire. This is a three book series that has now been made into movies. The storyline is gripping and in many ways shows how revolutions are created. An oppressive government has a competition where people fight until all but the winners…