You’ve been to a professional or team or school meeting at least once in your life, I imagine. At one such meeting, you’ve probably been presented with an opportunity to share any “questions, comments or concerns” about the materials covered or the topics shared. If you’re anything like me, you might have saved your questions, … Continue reading Questions, comments or concerns
Next Monday, our country will pause to remember all of those lost through the years in defense of our country. I mean, that’s the origin, at least, of what has come to be considered the unofficial start of the summer season. There will be cold beers quaffed and hot dogs chomped under the stars … Continue reading Memorial Day, 2022 style
I’m at a point in my life when I’m really thinking hard about what my post-career life is going to be. I’ve worked to position myself in what I hope to be a reasonably comfortable existence. My modest 2-family home will be paid off in about 6 years and I have no other debt. Beyond … Continue reading I’m tired of this country
It’s been nine years since Adam Lanza massacred the educators and students named below. While he may have officially acted alone, don’t kid yourself that he was the only one involved. Every single member of the NRA who refuses to accept common sense gun laws also has blood on their hands and bears responsibility for … Continue reading The NRA is on the (Sandy) Hook for these deaths
As President Biden’s domestic agenda and climate change strategies get increasingly more cannibalized, I can’t help but conclude that the government of this country serves to perpetuate war and make mostly white men very, very rich. How is it possible that the people who have been chosen to represent the population do not understand, accept … Continue reading What’s the point of government?
I try to publish a post weekly over at CivMix.com. Sometimes, I’m even successful in meeting that goal. This month, I managed to push out 3 pieces and, in typical Silvia fashion, they are pretty disparate in terms of topics. Subjects discussed include drinking, drugs and donuts. Hope you enjoy them. 3 Orchards, 0 Apples … Continue reading October CivMix recap
My relationship with Facebook began many years ago, during the days when it was available only to college students. Graduating seniors from the high school where I worked invited me to join as a means of our staying in touch once they were ensconced on their distant college campuses. I happily signed up. During my … Continue reading Zuckerberg lost $7 billion this week – and me