Ah, not to worry! We will probably die from climate change before we are destroyed by weapons of mass destruction. If you are as old as me, you probably hope that it doesn’t happen before you leave this life due to natural causes.
This backlash has been festering for sixty years, and now we are worried?
What’s different? I no longer trust my country.
Recently, a television personality excoriated her audience for being ungrateful for our current president and the accomplishments thus far in his presidency. She was appalled at his low approval ratings. I have to admit that I’ve been somewhat surprised that his ratings have been so low—I’m still giving him points for being the candidate that bestedContinue reading “Really!?”
“Dear Dr. Garrison, it seems not believable that such event could take place in US. I hope that while the historic twin towers of America could be collapsed, the freedom and democracy cannot fall down. The United States is still the main country that can spread the freedom and democracy to all around the world.Continue reading “SHARING THOUGHTS: Two US disasters, the current pandemic and 911 – a decade apart; the world’s response – light years apart. No commentary required.”
You know them—raucous, noisy birds with insatiable appetites that can be seen chasing off larger aggressive woodpeckers and jays to take over a bird feeder or someone else’s nest. I remember my university would set off regular firecrackers to scare them out of the trees and off the campus. It became an annual event toContinue reading “Prejudice Against Starlings”
I arrived down the narrow cobblestone street to my severely turquoise hotel after a thirty-five minute ride through every alleyway, construction site, and shortcut from the airport in Istanbul, a city of seventeen million–everyone driving right then! Entering the Kybele (first goddess) Hotel was entering a different era—dozens of bright-colored glass lamps hung fromContinue reading “Not Just Turkey”