Frank, PC Guy, has posted his Truthful Tuesday Challenge. Here are the questions. Have the results of the US Presidential election left you feeling relieved, apprehensive, hopeful, or some other emotion?Relieved, definitely relieved, and hopeful that our country gets back on track. I am apprehensive at what Trump and his GOP lackeys will do in […]Read More Truthful Tuesday: Election Results
It’s time for Melanie’s Share Your World! Here are the questions for this week: Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner?It depends on what’s on the menu! But overall, I guess I would say breakfast. I don’t understand how people can get up and go to work without having breakfast, as I have […]Read More SYW: Breakfast, Admiration, and Wanderlust
Questions: What’s the tallest building you’ve been to the top of? Sears Tower (now officially Willis Tower, but Chicagoans still call it Sears Tower) – 104 floors! I went up by elevator but my 78-year-old brother-in-law climbs the stairs to the top once a year! Amazing! What do you do to keep fit?Not enough, especially […]Read More SYW: Skyscrapers, Keeping Fit, and U.S. Politics
I learned a new word today: psephology, which means the study of elections, specifically “the quantitative analysis of elections and balloting.” It is a branch of political science. It is pronounced see-FAW-loh-gee. Used in a sentence, we might say Brian was a political science major with a specialization in psephology. The etymology of this word […]Read More Word for the Week: Psephology
The word for Fandango’s One Word Challenge today is assume. I think many of the conflicts we have with others, and the rifts between large swaths of society in the U.S. today, are due to the assumptions we make about each other. When we assume things about others, we create or reinforce stereotypes. Here are […]Read More FOWC: Making Assumptions
A new week, a new set of questions in Melanie’s Share Your World! Questions: In your opinion, what’s the closest thing to real magic?When the first flowers of spring appear after a long winter. Where is the worst smelling place you’ve been?The basement of our former house. It was an old house and prone to […]Read More SYW: Magic, Bad Smells, Bad Bosses, & Voting
AN INJUSTICE ANYWHERE THREATENS JUSTICE EVERYWHERE. This paraphrases a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. The meaning hasn’t changed – I have just reduced it to six words to qualify for the Six Word Saturday challenge hosted by Debbie Smyth’s Travel With Intent. We talk so much in the U.S.A. about freedom. Freedom is sort […]Read More 6WS: An Injustice Anywhere…
Fandango’s Provocative Question #63 is a very relevant one: When we finally get through this COVID-19 pandemic at some point in the future, do you think the world is going to change from what is was like before anyone ever heard of coronavirus? Or will things quickly return to “business as usual”? I am not […]Read More FPQ: What Will Be Our Post-COVID-19 World?