Month: August 2020

IT GOING TO BE A LONG HARD JOURNEY

“Innumerable confusions and a profound feeling of despair invariably emerge in periods of great technological and cultural transitions. Our “Age of Anxiety” is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools—with yesterday’s concepts.” ―… Read More ›

EDUCATION MALPRACTICE?

50, there is a new warmth and mellowing. Friends become more important than ever, but so does privacy. Since it is so often proclaimed by people past midlife, the motto of this stage might be “No more bullshit. Gail Sheehy,  Passages:… Read More ›

ROUND 3 IS NOW UNDERWAY

“I sometimes think we must be all mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats.” ― Bram Stoker, Dracula “If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a… Read More ›

TIME WAITS FOR NO ONE

“What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet “Where’s jazz going? I don’t know. Maybe it’s… Read More ›

RUNAWAY TRUCK AHEAD

“The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.” ― Winston S. Churchill “A Native American elder once described his own… Read More ›