Blog 90: Follow the Science

Science. In the COVID and ultra-political environment in which we find ourselves, one of the buzz phrases is, “follow the science.” The simplest form of scientific research would be two groups that differ in only one condition.  If the outcome activity in one group differs from the outcome activity in Read more…

Blog 89: Wedding, I-O Ratio

We had wonderful time at our grandson Miller’s wedding. Miller is Scott’s younger son. The couple dated since middle school.  The minister did a great job of continuing the relationship in a positive direction. The surrounding events enabled us to have quality time with family. We are very thankful we Read more…

Blog 88: Boehner and Media

John Boehner. I do not watch late-night television. Not only has my bedtime moved up with age, the self-righteousness of modern comedians is not nearly as much fun to me as the humor of Johnny Carson.  However, a friend sent me a clip of a late-night host, Stephen Colbert, interviewing Read more…

Blog 82: Generosity

Continuing the theme of positive blogs, I have a collage of thoughts about generosity. Our church made a call to establish a COVID discretionary fund. From time to time some people need help meeting their needs. They may be very hard-working people, who through no fault of their own, face Read more…

Blog 81: Kindness

I continue our journey through positivity with a look at kindness. The day I began writing about kindness a friend sent me a poem, The Mower by Phillip Larkin that included the following line: “Of each other, we should be kind, while there is still time.” What a wonderful statement Read more…