Avery’s personal philosophy: Better to be cheated than not to help people in need.
Has anything changed at America’s airports? We wear masks—carts are still not free and America is still not hospitable.
Sharing those stories and views connect us, adding to our understanding of the people who inhabit this planet. Write on.
Now that I’ve done a little Googling and research, I can see where I fit into all this: dumb luck, a savior complex, and an Adrenalin addiction. Works for me.
What’s different? I no longer trust my country.
It sure beats staying home and watching daytime TV.
The latest addition to my wardrobe is a finger glove.
I have taught a class on ethics for police over the course of 36 years, at two different universities, and continue to teach the subject online. With absolute certainty, I can tell you that the vast majority of the students in my classes want to become police officers to help their communities, to help people.Continue reading ““ALL” is a Four Letter Word”
WHEN GIVEN TWO CHOICES, I ALWAYS GO FOR THE THIRD. I doubt that I’m the first to say that, nor do I want to suggest that other people haven’t been pondering the consequences of our dichotomous thinking in the US: like-dislike, friend-unfriend, win-lose, us-them, right-wrong, prochoice-prolife, Republican-Democrat, and now social distancing-opening up the economy. WeContinue reading “Dichotomous Thinking”
I was struggling to catch my breath as I climbed the big hill behind my home. My ten-year-old granddaughter, hands on hips, watched me as I finished puffing up to the top. It was an early and perfect fall day, cool and crisp. The sky, empty of clouds and the color of the Mediterranean Sea,Continue reading “Sharing my Thoughts”