The history of yellow fever in Cuba and Panama is remarkably parallel to the climate change debate of today
Scrooge confronted by Marley’s ghost A scrooge is a person who is stingy with money: scrooges would rather do anything than part with a buck. Dictionary definition Charles Dicken’s character, Ebeneezer Scrooge, is the prototype. His now-deceased partner, Jacob Marley comes to him as a ghost dragging a chain of cash boxes, ledgers, and steel purses. Marley laments his enslaved state and warns that Scrooge has, since Marley’s death, forged himself an even greater chain. “But you were always a good man…
Separating parents and children is abhorrent and a blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.
Some years ago we visited Nez Perce National Historical Park in Idaho. While we were at the visitor center an elderly Nez Perce lady burst in out of breath, in tears..
Kuleshov confirmed a long-held belief about the best way to deceive people: Show them things they want to believe. The rest will take care of itself.
Is the rush to confirm Trump’s cabinet supposed to make Congress (after the last years) look productive? Or is it to cover up potential ethical conflicts and perhaps unsuitable candidates?
The President-elect’s choice of Myron Ebell for Environmental Protection Agency’s transition team, combined with his promise to rescind all of President Obama’s executive orders, bodes ill for our air and water supplies.
A priority for anyone representing our country internationally is basic good manners enhanced by cultural understanding and sensitivity.
Some decades ago, our son taught me what may be the hardest lesson for a parent: “Don’t try to run my life.” He didn’t say it. He just didn’t cooperate…
“An egg cannot remain an egg. It must hatch or go bad.”