Remembering Woodstock

Remembering Woodstock

The Woodstock Festival began forty-nine years ago on August 15, 1969.  I was just under a month short of my 15th birthday about to start my sophomore year in High School when Woodstock happened.  I remember the news reports and my stepfather’s pretty caustic...
Mutual Respect & A Healthy Democracy

Mutual Respect & A Healthy Democracy

I closed my last blog post with the question:  In view of the interdependent nature of society, which democracy do you think would be more healthy: one in which its citizens viewed each other with respect as human beings, even when they disagree on solutions for...
A Declaration of Interdependence?

A Declaration of Interdependence?

My wife and I celebrated the recent July 4 holiday on Cape Cod as the guests of a dear friend and her extended family.  There were pretty impressive fireworks after dark on the evening of July 3.   On the morning of the 4th, many families joined in a parade through...