Monthly Archives: May 2012

The True Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not for having barbeques nor does it signal the beginning of swimming season.  It is something completely different.  Let us not forget it! It doesn’t get more poignant than this….. don’t forget why we celebrate and who … Continue reading

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Anger and Frustration in an Unfair World

Anger, frustration – that’s what I feel today.  Waking up to find Guido in bed without being able to move can cause that.   He bent to pick up a package and hurt his back, which is always on the verge … Continue reading

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Carlos Fuentes, Mexican Man of Letters, Dies at 83

Martha Paley Francescato updated her profile picture Yesterday Like · · Share Natalia Concha, Mariaeugenia Tanos and 2 others like this. Martha Paley Francescato Carlos Fuentes has died. We remember him here… Natalia Concha, Mariaeugenia Tanos and 2 others like … Continue reading

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Former Students and Previous Blog

Strangely enough, my previous blog has been the object of very kind words and understanding from my good (and mostly new) friends, as well as defensive attitudes from others.  Nobody is too busy to care for friends. In general, people … Continue reading

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On Ravens, Positive Thinking, Complainers, Friends, Writers

Suddenly last week … I realized I had not entered anything here.  What is there to say?  It was not “a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore.”  It … Continue reading

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It Is Enough: An Open Letter to the Sick at Heart

Truthout I had posted this in my Facebook Wall, but decided to post it here too, as it needs to be circulated widely. Read on, please!!!! Wednesday, 09 May 2012 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG It Is Enough: An Open Letter to the … Continue reading

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Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week!

There’s been a rash of articles on this subject lately — this one sums it up succinctly. We should not work more than 40 hours a week! http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/stop-working-more-than-40-hours-a-week.html SALES SOURCE | Geoffrey James Apr 24, 2012 Stop Working More Than 40 Hours … Continue reading

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