Monthly Archives: June 2016

Living in an Upside Down World

We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.” ― Konstantin Jireček PARADOX Carl Rogers, an American psychologist, developed a form of individual therapy embracing this strange and paradoxical truth: The physicist, Niels Bohr, came to embrace this same truth in his study of matter at … Continue reading Living in an Upside Down World »

Ode to Rogers Park

 “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.”  – Emma Lazarus I’ve been sickened by how fractured my country of America has become.  The tone of nation has turned ugly; a bunker mentality seems to be tearing us apart. As I thought about this recently, I realized I had learned some valuable lessons from Rogers Park … Continue reading Ode to Rogers Park »

What’s to Love About a Refrigerator

Marsha and I recently had guests over for dinner and we nearly never made it out of the kitchen.  What I mean to say is we were stopped cold standing in front of our refrigerator.  I’m not sure whether it was – Marley’s smiling face Charles & Doris adorned in Marsha’s knitted scarves The Paine family photo The Lovejoy family photo Erin & Kelly’s wedding picture … Continue reading What’s to Love About a Refrigerator »